Peterson Foundation in the News

2021


9/13/21 | Creators Syndicate

DC’s insatiable urge to splurge


9/3/21 | The Washington Post

Covid took one year off the financial life of the Social Security retirement fund


8/31/21 | The Washington Times

Covid-19 pandemic eats into Social Security’s solvency


8/27/21 | Money

A State-by-State Guide to Emergency Rental Assistance


8/26/21 | POLITICO

Powell’s big Jackson Hole moment


8/25/21 | The Wall Street Journal

Budget Deficits and Debt Are Growing. Do They Still Matter?


8/20/21 | QNS

Queens Chamber of Commerce and Koo encourage Flushing small businesses to get online


8/9/21 | CBS News

Senate Democrats tee up debt ceiling standoff as McConnell vows opposition


8/9/21 | Newsweek

The U.S. National Debt Has Increased $5.2 Trillion Since Start of 2020


8/9/21 | Insurance News Net

Spenders Into Savers: The Great American Shift


8/5/21 | AS English

How have stimulus checks helped Americans’ cash reserves?


7/29/21 | The Well News

Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Advances in the Senate


7/27/21 | USA Today

Biden, Congress and student loan forgiveness: What is the federal government doing to address the issue?


7/26/21 | Yahoo! Finance

Initiative Aims To Boost Digital Presence For Small Black-Owned Businesses


7/22/21 | Roll Call

Bipartisan infrastructure talks said to be stuck on transit


7/22/21 | Harlem World Magazine

NYC Small Business Resource Network Launches ‘Open + Online’ To Help Small Business Owners


7/22/21 | Black Star News

NYC Small Business Resource Network Launches Digital Economy Initiative


7/22/21 | Northwestern Now

New policy-focused research examines COVID-19 societal impact


7/21/21 | CBS 13 KOVR

Clash Brewing on Capitol Hill


7/21/21 | News 12

Small businesses in NYC get digital boost from local initiative


7/19/21 | C-SPAN

Washington Journal


7/17/21 | Forbes

When Free College Benefits Go To Those Who Need It Least


7/9/21 | Government Technology

Lacuna Raises $16M, Aims to Muscle Up City Mobility Programs


7/8/21 | The Well News

Poll Finds Most Americans Want Infrastructure Paid for With Offsets


6/24/21 | The Well News

Bipartisan Efforts Win the Day As Senators, White House Strike Infrastructure Deal


6/23/21 | USA Today

64 Democrats call on Biden to extend student loan payment pause


6/20/21 | Forbes

Will The Folly Of Biden’s ‘No New Middle-Class Taxes’ Pledge Scuttle A Bipartisan Infrastructure Agreement?


6/19/21 | Yahoo! Finanzas

Fourth Stimulus Checks Rumors Are Everywhere – Here’s What’s Really Going On (and How to Get Some Cash)


6/16/21 | The Chronicle of Philanthropy

JPMorgan Chase Pledges $400 Million to Expand Affordable Housing for People of Color


6/15/21 | The New York Times

Opinion: The Fed Cannot Control Its Easy-Money Monster


6/13/21 | Cleveland Plain Dealer

From paying credit cards to buying a Vespa, how did we spend our stimulus money?


6/10/21 | Washington Examiner

Latest bipartisan infrastructure plan pitches higher gas tax


6/9/21 | Motley Fool

Stimulus Check Update: Studies Reveal Impact of Stimulus Checks


6/9/21 | Business Insider

Americans Have Saved up to 70% of Their Latest Stimulus Checks, Bank of America's CEO Says, Potentially Leaving Hundreds of Billions Unspent


6/7/21 | Business Wire

Baruch College Students Win ‘Up to Us’ National Policy and Advocacy Competition


6/5/21 | NJ.com | True Jersey

Stimulus Check Update: Direct Payments Boosted Economy, Study Says, Spurring Calls for 4th Check


6/2/21 | CBS-WUSA

National Debt Clocks are Estimates of Total Federal Debt, Not Official Calculations


6/1/21 | International Business Times

Fourth Stimulus Checks Rumors Are Everywhere – Here’s What’s Really Going On (and How to Get Some Cash)


5/31/21 | Yahoo! Finance

Fourth Stimulus Checks Rumors Are Everywhere – Here’s What’s Really Going On (and How to Get Some Cash)


5/31/21 | USA Today

Highest Debt Since WWII, Looming Fight on Taxes: Takeaways From Joe Biden's Budget


5/28/21 | Reuters

Factbox: Biden's $6 Trillion Budget Plan Draws Partisan Scorn and Praise


5/28/21 | The Hill

Progressives Rebuff Criticism of Biden's Budget


5/28/21 | The New York Times

Biden to Propose $6 Trillion Budget to Make U.S. More Competitive


5/23/21 | Global Trade

State EDCS in Every Region of the U.S. Look Beyond the Economic Hit of COVID-19


5/22/21 | The Hill

Post-Pandemic Recovery Cannot Ignore Ballooning Debt


5/21/21 | MarketWatch

3.6 Million Americans Will Lose Extra Unemployment Benefits – Here Are the States Where it's Happening


5/21/21 | Crain’s New York Business

NY Hospitals Will Continue to Need Federal Relief This Year


5/20/21 | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

April Employment Surveys Send Conflicting Signals


5/19/21 | The National Interest

Stimulus Money: How Did You Spend Your Check from Uncle Sam?


5/19/21 | The Ascent

Stimulus Check Update: Here's How Americans Spent the Third Round of Stimulus Money


5/19/21 | Diario

Fourth Stimulus Check News Summary: 18 May 2021


5/18/21 | Forbes

Overcoming Digital Divides: The US Is Overdue For Modernized Broadband Access


5/17/21 | Newsweek

Only 19% Spent Their $1,400 Stimulus Check, Most Paid Off Debt or Saved the Funds


5/14/21 | Philanthropy Daily

Much Ado About ... Student Loan Debt


5/11/21 | News & Record

Watch Now: 10 Facts About Student Debt


5/9/21 | Bloomberg

The Big Question: Is America Headed For a Debt Crisis?


5/6/21 | The Salt Lake Tribune

Utah Ranked Dead Last for Federal Pandemic Aid Per Person. Why is That?


5/3/21 | MSN Money

What Simulus Checks are Being Spent On


4/29/21 | How Stuff Works

Biden Proposes Big Capital Gains Tax Hike; Should You Be Worried?


4/28/21 | Washington State Wire

Washington State Ranks 26th for Federal COVID Relief


4/28/21 | Gotham Gazette

What is New York City Doing to Prepare Its Workforce for the Post-Pandemic Economy?


4/27/21 | 22 News

Massachusetts 4th in Per Capita Federal Aid


4/27/21 | NJ Spotlight News

$9,134


4/27/21 | WWLP-NBC

22 News


4/26/21 | WBUR-NPR

News Roundup


4/21/21 | The Chronicle of Philanthropyl

Peloton Makes First Grants From $100 Million Commitment for Racial Equity and Well-Being


4/20/21 | The Center Square

Pilot Program Could Steer System in Better Direction


4/16/21 | The Wall Street Journal

U.S. Debt Is at a Record High, but the Risk Calculus Is Changing


4/15/21 | The CT Mirror

"Opinion" A Healthcare System Too Broken to Fix


4/13/21 | The New York Times

Midtown Has Been Empty, but Other Retail Zones Have Bounced Back


4/11/21 | The Denver Post

Record Unemployment, Massive Bailouts, New Businesses: Colorado's Pandemic Economy is a Shifting Landscape


4/8/21 | Newsweek

U.S. National Debt Highest Ever, Two Months Into Biden's Presidency


4/8/21 | FXStreet

Rising debt means a weaker Dollar


4/6/21 | Seeking Alpha

April Looks Promising, But What About the Rest of 2021?


4/5/21 | MSN Money

What America is Really Spending its Simulus Checks On


4/2/21 | White Mountain Independent

Navajo County Slashes Health Costs – But Offering More Services


4/1/21 | The Denver Post

Colorado's Share of Federal Pandemic Aid Tops $37 Billion, and More is Coming


4/1/21 | The Daily Northwestern

University Announces $1 Million Research Project on Pandemic Policy Response


3/30/21 | Reuters

Analysis: Corporations, Wealthy Pay in Biden Infrastructure Plan, Not Drivers and Riders


3/30/21 | The Wall Street Journal

Index Shows Rising Concern Over U.S. Debt Levels


3/30/21 | State House News Service

Rescue Act Spending Guardrails Not Going Up Until May


3/28/21 | WOR-AM

“The Recovery of Brooklyn and Beyond”


3/27/21 | C-SPAN

“Washington This Week”


3/14/21 | Akron Beakon Journal

Akron Area Private Companies Boosting Minimum Wages 15 and More


3/13/21 | Tampa Bay Times

Does Anyone Care About the National Debt? | Column


3/12/21 | Coeur D'Alene/Post Falls Press

TRILLION: A Really Big Number


3/11/21 | State House News Service

Here’s What Massachusetts Is Getting In The Stimulus Bill


3/10/21 | Clarion Ledger

Opinion: With another stimulus plan looming, national debt fears remain part of the debate


3/9/21 | POLITICO

What the COVID RELIEF Bill Means for MASS. — Battle Brewing Over GIG ECONOMY — BAKER Pays Top Dollar for VACCINATIONS — BOSTON Sheds WORST TRAFFIC Label


3/6/21 | WJAR- NBC

What the Federal Aid Package Means for Rhode Island


3/6/21 | WPRI-CBS

Nesi’s Notes: March 6


3/5/21 | The Well News

Once COVID is Slain, Sustainable Budgets Must Be Priority


3/4/21 | The New York Times

Mounting Federal Debt Puts the U.S. at Risk of a Fiscal Crisis, Congressional Budget Office Warns


3/4/21 | The Wall Street Journal

U.S. National Debt Is Likely to Nearly Double to 202% of GDP by 2051, CBO Projects


3/4/21 | The Washington Times

$100 Trillion in New Debt Over Next 30 Years: CBO


3/3/21 | Industry Leaders Magazine

U.S. Airline Industry Desperate for Next Round of Stimulus


3/3/21 | Financial Times

Outlook for US Airlines Remains Cloudy Despite Further $15bn Aid Injection


2/25/21 | USA Today

'A Reconing is Near': America has a Vast Overseas Military Empire. Does it Still Need That?


2/19/21 | Kings County Politics

Bklyn Lawmakers on the Move Feb. 19, 2021


2/17/21 | Grocery Dive

Improving SNAP E-Commerce Functionality Takes Priority as More Grocers Chase EBT Dollars


2/12/21 | Fortune

Latest Federal Budget Projections Rekindle Debate: Do Deficits Matter?


2/8/21 | Scripps National

Policy Expert Argues Further Targeting of Stimulus Checks Not Really Necessary


2/8/21 | State House News Service

Baker: More Fed Aid Critical to Rebuilding Economies


2/2/21 | Sinclair Broadcast Group

Funds for State and Local Governments Remain a Sticking Point in COVID Relief Talks


2/2/21 | TAPinto

Small Business Can Tap Into New Business Resource


1/22/21 | The Washington Post

Another Urgent Item for Biden's to-do List: The Looming Social Security Funding Crisis


1/19/21 | Bankrate

Will Rising Treasury Rates Mean Higher Mortgage Interest Costs Ahead?


1/15/21 | Yonkers Times

What to Know About the Second Coronavirus Stimulus Checks


1/14/21 | The Washington Post

Trump's Most Enduring Legacy Could be the Historic Rise in the National Debt


1/12/21 | Health Day

Crowdsourcing Raises Billions for Families Hit Hard by Medical Bills


1/10/21 | CBS News

"Face the Nation"


1/5/21 | Bloomberg

Stocks, Bitcoin and More: Unusual Ways Americans Are Planning to Use Their $600 ‘Stimmy’


1/5/21 | Yahoo! News

Fewer Kids are Enrolled in Public Kindergarten - That Will Have a Lasting Impact on Schools and Equality


1/4/21 | Variety

NYC Business Leaders Urge Congress to Certify Election Results


2020


12/23/20 | Fox Business

How Would a Second Stimulus Check Affect the Economy?


12/16/20 | Richmond County Daily Journal

More Virus Relief? The Numbers Are Already Eye-Popping


12/8/20 | WCBS Radio

The Morning News


12/8/20 | Kokomo Perspective

Georgia Senatorial Race


12/7/20 | Crain's New York

Small-Business Owners Blast Senate's $908 Billion Relief Bill


12/5/20 | The New York Times

They Offered Us Comfort and Normalcy. Now They Need Our Help


12/5/20 | The Washington Times

Biden Emphasizes Quick Action on COVID-19 Spending 'Even With Deficit Financing'


12/5/20 | Business Insider

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders Call for Another Round of $1,2000 Stimulus Checks, Which are Excluded From the COVID-19 Relief Bill Gaining Momentum in Congress


11/16/20 | The New York Times

For Small-Business Owners, a Shifting Landscape of Resources


11/10/20 | Bond Buyer

Infrastructure Advocates Hope for Bipartisan Effort Under a New Administration


11/10/20 | Life Science Leader

Opinion: Election Fallout: Can Divided Government Forge Bipartisan Solutions?


11/6/20 | Bloomberg Radio

Bloomberg Radio


11/1/20 | Reuters

Analysis: Bidencare or Trumpcare? Health Plans Will Affect the U.S. Economy Differently


11/1/20 | Seeking Alpha

Tech Bubble Could Burst Sooner Than You Expect


10/29/20 | Financial Times

Trump and Biden Spar Over State of Economy in Final Days of Race


10/28/20 | Clarion Ledger

After the Election, Health Care Looms as the Same Irresistible Force, Immovable Object


10/27/20 | The Washington Post

The Finance 202: Executives Pocketed Big Bonuses Before Declaring Bankruptcy, Firing Thousands


10/27/20 | New York Business Journal

Manhattan Chamber CEO on COVID-19 Recovery Efforts So Far, and What More Needs to be Done


10/23/20 | FiveThirtyEight

The Issues That Divide People Within Each Party


10/22/20 | The Washington Post

Opinion: Trump Guarenteed the Election Would Be All About Him


10/22/20 | The Washington Post

Trump's Under-Performing 2020 Campaign, in 2 Key Numbers


10/21/20 | CNBC

World Newscast


10/21/20 | The Washington Examiner

Biden Now Trusted Over Trump on Economic Issues, Polling Shows


10/21/20 | Seeking Alpha

Finding The Buffett Balance For Your Portfolio As Major Economies Diverge


10/20/20 | Financial Times

US Voters Turn Against Donald Trump's Economic Policies


10/20/20 | POLITICO

Big 2020 Question: Are You Better Off?


10/20/20 | The Hill

Most Voters Think Trump Should Be Paying More in Taxes: Poll


10/20/20 | Roll Call

PPP Plan Falls Short in Senate as Hope for COVID-19 Aid Wanes


10/20/20 | Axios

New Poll Doubs Trump on Economy


10/20/20 | NBC-WRGX

Can a Deal Be Made on a Second Coronavirus Stimulus?


10/18/20 | The Washington Times

Federal Government Spent $6.6 Trillion During Fiscal 2020


10/13/20 | Forbes

Forget What You’ve Heard—NYC Businesses Will Bounce Back. Here’s Why, And How To Boost The Resilience Of Your Own Business.


10/11/20 | NewsNation

Republican Senator Locked in Tight Race With State's Former Governor


10/8/20 | Real Clear Energy

Opinion: America's Young Conservatives Want Responsible Climate Action


10/6/20 | Fox 5

Morning Newscast


10/6/20 | White Mountain Independent

Rising Ranks of Uninsured Fuel Political Healthcare Debate


10/5/20 | CNBC

Lobbying in Q1 Topped a Record $938 Million, But Lobbyists Say Their Profession is Misunderstood


10/5/20 | Arkansas Business

US Health Care Spending Far Exceeds Other Developed Nations


10/4/20 | Las Vegas Review Journal

Editorial: The National Debt is a National Crises


10/3/20 | Vox

Senate Republicans Are Still struggling on a Stimulus Deal — Even as they Expedite a Supreme Court Nomination


10/3/20 | WOKV-AM

Saturday Morning News Talk


10/2/20 | POLITICO

Trump Has COVID — All Grades Up and Running in NYC Schools — New York Launches COVID-19 Tracking App — Comptroller: Half of Restaurants Could Shut Down


10/1/20 | Bloomberg

House Democrats Pass US$2.2T Stimulus Republicans Reject


10/1/20 | 6sqft

New 'One-Stop Shop' Network Helps NYC Small Businesses Reopen and Recover Amid COVID-19


10/1/20 | Connect New York

Peterson Foundation, PFNYC Launch Small Business Resource Network


9/30/20 | Forbes

September's Jobs Report Will Only Make a Dent in the Number of Unemployed People


9/30/20 | NY 1

Mornings on 1


9/30/20 | Crains

Public Private Partnership Launches Resource Network for Small Businesses


9/30/20 | New York Business Journal

Resource Network Set Up for New York City Small Businesses


9/30/20 | Patch

New 'One-Stop Shop' Launches To Help NYC Small Businesses


9/30/20 | Staten Island Live

Coronavirus: Program Launched to Help Small Businesses


9/30/20 | El Diario

Una asociación público privada crea una red de asistencia a pequeños negocios de NYC


9/30/20 | Black Star News

COVID-19: NYC Small Business Resource Network Launched to Help Businesses


9/30/20 | Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Launch of ‘NYC Small Business Resource Network’


9/30/20 | Harlem World Magazine

One-Stop Shop For NYC Small Business Aid + Recovery From Harlem To Hollis


9/29/20 | Vermont Digger

For This Small State, A Huge Share of the Federal Coronavirus Funding


9/28/20 | Yahoo! Finance

The Most Valuable Tax Exemptions


9/25/20 | Yahoo! Finance

Up To Us Launches New Election 2020 Information Hub To Empower Young Americans To Vote


9/24/20 | Business Insider

Mark Cuban Says All American Households Should Get a $1,000 Stimulus Check Every 2 Weeks for 2 Months


9/24/20 | Newsweek

Mnuchin and Pelosi Revive Stimulus Talks as Democrats Call for Compromise Bill Before Election


9/23/20 | Forbes

More Than 3 in 10 Households Used Up All or Most of Their Savings During Pandemic, Survey Finds


9/22/20 | Financial Times

Vast Majority of Americans Want More Economic Aid to Offset Covid


9/22/20 | POLITICO

Wall Street Keeps Waking Up to Reality


9/22/20 | Newsweek

Stimulus Bill Needed by 89 Percent of Voters, Democrats and GOP Equally to Blame for Delay: Poll


9/22/20 | Newsweek

Democrats Push for Second Stimulus Checks Amid Congressional Hearing: 'Rent Must be Paid'


9/22/20 | QC-Roll Call

Mnuchin, Powell Say Congress Needs to Pass More COVID-19 Relief


9/22/20 | Toronto Star

Today's Coronavirus News: B.C.'s Top Doctor Says She's Received Death Threats as a Public Figure During the Pandemic; Ontario Reports 478 New Cases, 3 New Deaths


9/21/20 | Forbes

Which U.S. States Have Received the Most Federal Coronavirus Funding Since the Pandemic Erupted? Infographic:


9/21/20 | The Hill

CBO: $900B a a Year Needed to Stabilize Post-Crisis Debt


9/21/20 | Nikkei Asia

Coronavirus: Week of Sept. 20 to Sept. 26 China Halts Seafood Imports From Russian Vessels


9/18/20 | The Denver Post

IRS Makes Last Call on Millions in Unclaimed Economic Impact Payments


9/16/20 | Fortune

How Much Coronavirus Relief Funding Has Gone to Your State?


9/15/20 | Arkansas Times

Arkansas Gets Left Behind in Federal Coronavirus Aid


9/3/20 | The Week

10 Things YOu Need to Know Today


9/2/20 | Reuters

U.S. CBO Seeys FY20 Federal Budget Deficit of $3.3 Trillion Amid Coronavirus Spending


9/2/20 | USA Today

Federal Debt Will Exceed Size of Entire US Economy Next Year Because of Coronavirus, Analysis Says


9/1/20 | The Bond Buyer

Transportation Groups Seek Short Term Funding Fix, Urge Replacement of the Gas Tax


8/25/20 | Forbes

Fighting Telemedicine Fraud: Why Robust Verification Is Needed


8/21/20 | Forbes

Why Most Voters Oppose Schools Reopening


8/19/20 | WTIC-FOX

Morning News


8/19/20 | The Oklahoman

Achievers: OC Students Receive Honors


8/18/20 | U.S. News & World Report

Poll: 6 in 10 Americans Oppose Reopening Schools In Person


8/18/20 | Financial Times

Most US Voters Fear Reopening of Schools, FT Poll Shows


8/18/20 | Newsweek

Trump's Economic Bravado Fails to Convince Americans of a Swift Recovery: Poll


8/18/20 | The Union Journal

Most US Voters Fear Reopening of Schools, FT Poll Shows


8/16/20 | WBAL-AM

Who Can Guide the Budget, Who Can Guide the Economy in a Post-COVID-19 Era?


8/5/20 | The Oklahoman

Editorial: Mountain of U.S. Debt Keeps Growing


8/3/20 | Alabama Political Reporter

Jones Calls for McConnell to Bring the Senate Back to Work on Bipartisan Aid Package


8/2/20 | Forbes

Is The U.S. National Debt Getting Out Of Hand?


7/24/20 | MarketWatch

Opinion: How Has COVID-19 Impacted Social Security — and Will It Ever Recover?


7/21/20 | Forbes

Resistance To $600 Weekly Extra Unemployment Says 4 Things, None Good


7/17/20 | The Denver Post

In Colorado, About 12% of Renters and 4.5% of Homeowners Report Missing June Payments


7/16/20 | Newsweek

Stimulus Checks Were Passed by the House Two Months Ago. Where Are They?


7/13/20 | The New York Times

Monthly U.S. Budget Deficit Soared to Record $864 Billion in June


7/13/20 | The Washington Times

Feds Spent $1 Trillion Last Month


7/13/20 | The Denver Post

Colorado Taxpayers Have and Extra Incentive to File a Return by Wednesday's Deadline


7/13/20 | Washington Examiner

June Hits Record-Breaking Deficit as Coronavirus Response Generates Red Ink


7/10/20 | NBC

Poll Shows Second Stimulus Check Needed to Help Americans Pay Bills


7/9/20 | POLITICO

Key Battleground States Most Vulnerable to Cutoff in Jobless Aid


7/9/20 | Newsweek

Second Stimulus Checks Still Needed to Pay Essential Bills: Poll


7/8/20 | The Well News

Voters Growing More Doubtful of Sustained Economic Rebound


7/7/20 | U.S. News & World Report

Reports: Battered by COVID-19, States Face Cuts to Key Services


7/7/20 | Financial Times

US Voters More Pessimistic on Chances of Economic Rebound


7/7/20 | Newsweek

Older People, More at Risk From COVID-19, Taking Least Precautions: Poll


7/7/20 | KMOX-AM St. Louis

The Charlie Brennan Show with Amy Marxkors


7/3/20 | NBC News

Senate Republicans Cool to 2nd Round of Stimulus Checks, Direct Deposits


7/2/20 | POLITICO

Employment Won't Recover for a Decade, CBO Says


6/30/20 | Forbes

Economic Growth Rates Will Be Distorted The Rest Of The Year Due To How They Are Calculated


6/28/20 | USA Today

Fact Check: Verifying President Donald Trump's Alleged Failurs in Office


6/25/20 | Axios

Coronavirus Pandemic Prompts Record Food Stamp Spending


6/24/20 | Newsweek

COVID-19 Could Change the Future of America’s Minimum Wage


6/23/20 | Business Insider

How Tech Titans Like Amazon, Google, and Microsoft are Taking on the $3.6 Trillion Healthcare Industry


6/20/20 | Yahoo! finance

Here's What Joe Biden Means for Markets, Business and America


6/11/20 | The Washington Post

The GOP's Decision to Keep its 2016 Platform is, well, a Little Awkward for Trump


6/11/20 | The New York Times

With Jobless Benefits Set to Lapse, Congress Is at Odds Over an Extension


6/9/20 | Forbes

7 Reasons To Not Get Excited About May’s Jobs Report


6/9/20 | Financial Times

Coronavirus Fuels Black America's Sense of Injustice


6/9/20 | POLITICO

Downturn Spurred by Pandemic Tougher to Fix than 2008 Crisis, CBO Director Says


6/9/20 | The Washington Times

Trump Team Should Get 'A Lot of Credit' for Fast Coronavirus Stimulus: CBO


6/8/20 | Morningstar

75 Must-Know Statistics About Race, Income, and Wealth


6/8/20 | Legal Reader

COVID-19 Could Change the Future of America’s Minimum Wage


6/5/20 | Newsweek

Wisconsin Man Receives a Stimulus Check for Just $5.60


6/5/20 | S&P Global

COVID-19 Daily Update: June 5, 2020


6/5/20 | Latin Times

Most Americans Want a Second Stimulus Check so They Can Cover Basic Living Costs: Poll


6/4/20 | POLITICO

“Poll: Most Americans want a 2nd stimulus check from Congress”


6/4/20 | Newsweek

Poll Shows Most Americans Want Second Round Of Stimulus Checks


6/4/20 | Financial Times

Covid-19 Pandemic Hits Black Voters' Incomes Hardest, FT Poll Shows


6/4/20 | POLITICO

This Changes Everything — Except The Polls


6/4/20 | POLITICO

Some Green Shoots Emerge


6/1/20 | Bronx Times

Bronx College Students Use Campaign to Show That Youth Can Make a Difference


5/21/20 | Associated Press

Nearly 39 Million Have Lost Jobs in US Since Virus Took Hold


5/14/20 | Newsweek

National Debt Has Increased $5.2 Trillion During Trump's 3 Years as President


5/8/20 | C-SPAN

“Coronavirus Briefings & Events”


5/8/20 | C-SPAN

“Washington Journal”


5/7/20 | Financial Times

Most Americans Trust Governors Over Trump on Reopening, Poll Shows


5/7/20 | Yahoo! Finance

Jobless Claims Remain 'Frightening' as Employers Pull Back on Hiring


5/7/20 | ABC

"ABC News Desk"


5/3/20 | Bloomberg

Treasury’s $4 Trillion Funding Task Signals Record Auction Slate


5/1/20 | Axios

The Unemployment Insurance Conundrum


4/27/20 | U.S. News & World Report

The Coronavirus and the Coming Week of Bad News for the U.S. Economy


4/27/20 | Washington Examiner

States Face $500B Shortfalls as Congress Debates Aid


4/24/20 | CBS-WUSA

"Q&A"


4/23/20 | Harvard Magazine

The Politics, Policymaking, and Public Consequences of Mounting Government Debt — and How to Cope with it


4/12/20 | The Washington Times

Coronavirus Pandemic, Rescue Bills Weak Havoc on Already Growing Federal Deficit


4/8/20 | CNN

Wall Street Rallies on Coronavirus Optimism


4/8/20 | Axios

“Sobering Stat”


4/8/20 | POLITICO

How Many Online Tools We Got?


4/7/20 | MSNBC

“Live with Stephanie Ruhle”


4/7/20 | Financial Times

Income of 73% in US Hit by Outbreak — FT-Peterson Poll


4/7/20 | American Public Media

"Marketplace"


4/7/20 | The Washington Times

Almost Three-Quarters of Americans Suffering Economic Hit From Coronavirus: Poll


4/2/20 | Bergen Record

For Years NJ Closed Hospitals. Now Facing Coronavirus Surge, It Needs Them


3/27/20 | CBS News

How Will the U.S. Pay for $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Package?


3/25/20 | The Well News

Budget Hawks Urge Lawmakers to Address COVID-19 Crisis, But Heed Its Lessons


3/11/20 | Reuters

Trump's Coronavirus Payroll Tax Cut Would Punch Hole in Social Security, Medicare Budgets


3/11/20 | Reuters

Payroll Tax Cut Just One Option Being Considered in Coronavirus Response: U.S. Senate's Grassley


3/5/20 | MSNBC

MSNBC “Live with Stephanie Ruhl”


3/5/20 | Financial Times

Fears Over Healthcare Costs Rising Among US Voters, Poll Shows


2/21/20 | Sioux City Journal

“Editorial: America's Mountain of Red Ink Continues to Grow”


2/20/20 | CNBC

White House Report Takes Aim at Obama While Boasting About Trump's Economic Record


2/18/20 | The Well News

Peterson Foundation Launches ‘2020 Voters’ Fiscal Guide


2/18/20 | The Center Square

Second Wave of Middle Class Tax Cuts Slated for September


2/13/20 | Consumer Affairs

U.S. Consumers Pay More for Healthcare but Receive Little in Return, Fed Chairman says


2/11/20 | The Center Square

President, Others Critical of Federal Reserve Chariman's Testimony


2/11/20 | The Well News

Blue Dogs Pan Trump Budget Proposal, Call for Bipartisan Effort to Fix It


2/11/20 | The Balance

“Opinion: The Surprising Truth about the US Debt Crisis”


2/10/20 | USA Today

Chop and Spend: The Many Ways the Federal Government's Budget is Different Than Yours


2/10/20 | The Hill

Deficit Hawks Slam Trump Budget as Unrealistic


2/10/20 | The Center Square

Report: One Aspect of Trump's New Budget Proposal Targets Waste, Fraud


2/9/20 | The Dallas Morning News

Why America Isn't Doing Anything About the National Debt


2/6/20 | The Catalyst

Our $23 Trillion National Debt: An Inter-generational Injustice


2/5/20 | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Opinion: The D.C. disorder that’s sadder than SAD


2/4/20 | The New York Times

Trump Is Expected to Showcase U.S. Economy in State of the Union


1/29/20 | The Center Square

Congressional Budget Office: Federal Debt to Grow to 98 Percent of GDP by 2030


1/29/20 | CFO

Budget Deficit Forecast to Top $1 Trillion in 2020


1/28/20 | CNN

CBO Projects a Decade of Trillion-Dollar Deficits and Soaring US Debt


1/28/20 | The Hill

Deficits to Average Record $1.3 Trillion Over Next Decade: CBO


1/28/20 | U.S. News & World Report

CBO: Deficits to Top $1 Trillion for Foreseeable Future


1/28/20 | Business Insider

The US Budget Deficit is Projected to Top $1 Trillion This Year, its Highest Level Since 2012


1/28/20 | Newsy

CBO Projects Federal Budget Deficit To Hit Record $1.7T In 2030


1/28/20 | The Week

U.S. National Debt Projected to Reach 98 Percent of GDP by End of Decade


1/28/20 | The Well News

Budget Deficit Poised to Break $1 Trillion Despite Strong Economy


1/27/20 | Barrons

Tesla, Apple, Boeing, Amazon, and Other Stocks for Investors to Watch This Week


1/15/20 | Bloomberg

Trump to Sign Trade Deal With China While Leaving Tariffs in Place


1/14/20 | Federal News Network

Sequestration to Have No Effect on Agency Spending in 2020


1/13/20 | Business Insider

US Budget Deficit Jumps Above $1 Trillion for First Time Since 2012


1/13/20 | The Hill

Budget Deficit Up Almost 12 Percent Compared to Last Year


1/13/20 | Arkansas Business

Health Care Spending & Outcomes


1/13/20 | Arkansas Business

Paying More for Less


1/12/20 | The Dallas Morning News

Trump Slashed Corporate Tax Rates to 21%, But Many Companies Paid Far Less Than That


1/11/20 | CNN

Navarro on Economy: 'Smart Money Sees Through the Noise'


1/10/20 | Business Insider

Trump Campaigned on Promises to Revive US Manufacturing. But Factories Lost 12,000 Jobs in December


1/10/20 | Sinclair Broadcast Group

Trump Touts a Strong Economy in 2020, Dems Say it Should be Stronger


1/10/20 | Reason

The 2020s Will Be the Decade of Deficit Doomsday


1/7/20 | The Well News

Voters Remain Deeply Concerned about Fiscal Irresponsibility in Washington


1/3/20 | Financial Times

Trump's Iran Attack Becomes 2020 Campaign Issue


2019


12/31/19 | The Hill

Trump Enters 2020 on a Bull Market High


12/26/19 | Reason

Poll: Federal Budget Deficit is a Bigger Problem than Climate Change, Racism, and Terrorism


12/19/19 | The Hill

Budget Watchdogs Howl Over Deficit-Ballooning Deals


12/18/19 | The Center Square

Social Security Warning: Costs to Exceed Income in 2020 for First Time in Nearly 40 Years


12/17/19 | Cox Media Group

House Easily Okays $1.4 Trillion Spending Deal with Legislative Extras


12/13/19 | The Center Square

End of Year Review: National Debt Growth in 2019 Unprecedented, Unsustainable


12/11/19 | Federal News Network

Where's the Volcker for Deficit, Exploding Debt?


12/6/19 | Las Vegas Review-Journal

EDITORIAL: Trillion Dollar Deficits Should be Raising Alarms, Not Eliciting Yawns


12/6/19 | The Dalles Chronicle

Commentary: Concern Regarding National Debt Continues to Grow


12/6/19 | The Street

Jim Cramer: We Need Higher Contribution Levels to IRA's


12/5/19 | CNBC

Jim Cramer Blames Bears, Media for the Public's Low Interst in Stocks


12/5/19 | MSNBC

“Live with Stephanie Ruhle”


12/5/19 | Financial Times

Two-Thirds of Americans Do Not Feel the Benefits of Wall ST Rally


12/5/19 | Nikkei Asian Review

Trump's Economic Policies Work, 4 in 5 Republican Voters Say


12/3/19 | C-SPAN

Washington Journal


12/2/19 | The Center Square

Poll: Majority of Voters Across Party Lines Want Congress to Address $23 Trillion National Debt


11/25/19 | Business Insider

The National Debt Just Barreled Past $23 trillion. Here's How Trump's $3 trillion Portion Compares to Obama, Bush, and Clinton


11/24/19 | Financial Times

Soaring Healthcare Costs Weigh on Voters in US Battleground States


11/15/19 | USA Today

Surfboard Proposal, Duke Dorm Opossum, Sky Bar's Back: News From Around Our 50 States


11/14/19 | Yonkers Times

$23 Trillion National Debt ... and Counting


11/10/19 | The Center Square

National Debt Surpasses $23 Trillion Mark, Adds $4.1 Billion More in One Week


11/8/19 | FOX-WAGA

“Good Day Atlanta”


11/7/19 | The Associated Press

Tick Tock, In Hock: National Debt Clock Looms Over Atlanta


11/7/19 | Atlanta Journal Constitution

National Debt Clock Comes to Atlanta Amid 2020 Election Season


11/7/19 | NBC-WXIA

“11 Alive News at 6”


11/4/19 | Des Moines Register

Iowa Politics Newsletter: Foundation Launches Iowa national debt clock


11/4/19 | MSNBC

Video: Is The Economy Driving Perceptions of Trump?


11/4/19 | MSNBC

Video: South Carolina Teacher Works Two Jobs to Get By


11/4/19 | Financial Times

Nearly Two-Thirds of US Voters Say Trump Has Not Made Them Better Off


11/4/19 | Newsweek

Nearly Two-Thirds of Americans Say Trump Has Not Helped Their Financial Standing


11/4/19 | The Hill

Majority Say They Are Not Better Off Financial Under Trump: Poll


11/4/19 | Nikkei Asian Review

Trumponomics Yields Mixed Results for Voters, Poll Shows


11/4/19 | Newsmax

Poll: 35 Percent of Americans Say They Are Better Off Financially Under Trump


11/4/19 | Cheddar

Video: Financial Issues that Matter Most to Americans Heading into 2020 Election


11/4/19 | Money and Markets

Financial Times: Two-Thirds Say They’re No Better Off in Trump Economy


11/2/19 | ABC-WISN

National Debt Hits $23 Trillion for First Time Ever


11/1/19 | The Hill

US Debt Surpasses $23 Trillion for First Time


11/1/19 | Axios

National Debt Surpasses Record $23 Trillion


10/30/19 | Sequim Gazette

Guest Opinion: It is Time to Talk About Our National Debt


10/29/19 | CBS News

Trump Promised to Eliminate the National Debt. It has Risen by $3 Trillion


10/26/19 | Newsweek

U.S. Deficit Skyrockets 26 Percent Since 2018, Economists Blame Trump Tax Cuts for Massive Spending Gap


10/25/19 | CNN

U.S. Budget Deficit Balloons to Nearly $1 Trillion for Fiscal 2019


10/25/19 | POLITICO

Federal Deficit Tops $984B for Fiscal 2019


10/25/19 | The Hill

2019 Deficit Nears $1 Trillion, Highest Since 2012: Treasury


10/25/19 | National Review

Budget Deficit Nears $1 Trillion, Highest Level Since 2012


10/25/19 | Washington Examiner

Deficit Rose to $984B in 2019, Highest in Seven Years: Treasury


10/25/19 | The Well News

Federal Deficit Just Shy of $1 Trillion for 2019, Highest Since 2012


10/12/19 | Kearney Hub

Peterson's Warnings Not Heeded


10/9/19 | Sinclair Broadcast Group

Deficit Nears $1 Trillion in 2019, but 2020 Dems and Trump Have Little to Say About Debt


10/7/19 | Yahoo! Finance

Economist: Medicare Costs Need to be Brought 'Under Control' Before Expansion


9/29/19 | The Center Square

Report: Interest Payments on National Debt to Exceed Federal Spending on Children Next Year


9/27/19 | The Las Vegas Review-Journal

EDITORIAL: Las Vegas Strip Debt Clock a Reminder of Most Important Subject No One Wants to Talk About


9/23/19 | NBC-WKYC

Non-Profit Foundation Installs National Debt Clock Billboard in Cleveland


9/19/19 | CBS-WOIO

19 Consumer Alert


9/19/19 | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A Big and Scary Number (The Federal Debt) Greets Drivers on the Highway in Milwaukee


9/19/19 | ABC-WISN

$22 Trillion: New Billboard Shows Ongoing Rise of National Debt


9/19/19 | Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Strip Gets a Look at the Eye-Popping National Debt


9/17/19 | The Center Square

Congressional Auditor: Interest Payments on National Debt to Top Military Spending by 2025


9/17/19 | InsideSources

Which Democrat Health Care Plan Will Cost You More?


9/17/19 | The Conversation

A Quarter of US Parents are Unmarried – and that Changes How Much They Invest in Their Kids


9/13/19 | United Press International

Annual U.S. Deficit Tops $1 Trillion For First Time in 7 Years


9/12/19 | The Associated Press

US Budget Deficit for 11 Months up $169 Billion Over 2018


9/12/19 | The Hill

Treasury: US Deficit Tops $1 Trillion in 11 Months


9/12/19 | Fox Business

US Budget Deficit Tops $1 Trillion


9/12/19 | Atlanta Journal-Constitution

August Red Ink Pushes 2019 Federal Deficit Over $1 Trillion


9/9/19 | Marketplace

Congress Returns to Face Funding Deadline


9/5/19 | POLITICO

POLITICO Pro Q&A: Michael Peterson, chairman and CEO of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation


9/1/19 | GateHouse Media

As Federal Debt Mounts, Guess Who's on the Hook for the Bill


8/29/19 | Rising Media

Democrats’ Emerging Tax Idea: Look Beyond Income, Target Wealth


8/27/19 | The Wall Street Journal

Democrats’ Emerging Tax Idea: Look Beyond Income, Target Wealth


8/25/19 | NPR

Consequences Of The U.S. Deficit


8/25/19 | Forbes

Politicians Don't Have Your Economic Back


8/21/19 | The New York Times

Budget Deficit on Path to Surpass $1 Trillion Under Trump


8/21/19 | The Washington Post

With Deficit Rising, Worries Grow the U.S. May Be Out of Tools if Recession Hits


8/21/19 | CNN

US Deficit Estimated to Hit $1 Trillion for 2020, CBO Says


8/21/19 | The Hill

Spending Deal to Add $1.7 Trillion to Deficit: CBO


8/21/19 | Markets Insider

The US Deficit is Set to Top $1 Trillion 2 Years Sooner than Expected


8/21/19 | The Well News

Federal Deficit Growing Faster Than Expected, Will Top $1 Trillion Next Year, Budget Office Says


8/21/19 | MarketWatch

Social Security is Already in Trouble — and a Payroll-Tax Cut Might Only Make it Worse


8/20/19 | USA Today

Economists Question Whether a Payroll Tax Cut Would be Worth Ballooning the Deficit


8/13/19 | Newsweek

Trump's Government Spends Nearly as Much Paying Interest on National Debt as it Spends on Nation's Children


8/8/19 | FedSmith

The Retirement Math Problem


8/6/19 | Seeking Alpha

Northrop Grumman: A Long-Term Investment Case


8/4/19 | The Columbus Dispatch and GateHouse Media

Trump, Democrats Use Taxpayers' Credit Cart to Pay for Pricey Budget Deal


8/2/19 | USA Today

'Self-Inflicted Wound': Donald Trump Signs Budget Bill as Experts Warn He's on Track to Add Trillions to U.S. Debt


7/31/19 | CNN

Fact Check: CNN's Democratic Debate


7/30/19 | The Hill

Large Majority of Voters Concerned Over Debt Following Spending Deal: Poll


7/26/19 | ABC News

New Bipartisan Budget Deal Raises Government Spending by Billions of Dollars


7/26/19 | U.S. News & World Report

Hey, Big Spender


7/25/19 | Reuters

U.S. House Passes Trump-Backed Spending and Debt Limit Bill


7/25/19 | World

Big Spenders


7/24/19 | C-SPAN

Congressional Chronicle


7/24/19 | Las Vegas Review-Journal

Budget Hawks Hate Debt Deal


7/23/19 | Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette

Trump, Top Democrats Announce Budget Deal


7/22/19 | The New York Times

Federal Budget Would Raise Spending by $320 Billion


7/22/19 | Forbes

What Congress Is Doing By Suspending The Debt Ceiling


7/22/19 | Fortune

5 Things You Need to Know About the Debt Ceiling


7/19/19 | The Washington Post

Trump Tells Aides to Look for Big Spending Cuts in Second Term, Sowing Confusion About Budget Priorities


7/18/19 | C-SPAN

Congressional Chronicle


7/17/19 | The Washington Times

Editorial: Spending Like There's No Tomorrow


7/16/19 | United Press International

Budget Office: U.S. Federal Deficit Will Top Record $1 Trillion


7/15/19 | The Washington Post

'His Own Fiefdom': Mulvaney Builds 'an Empire for the Right Wing' as Trump's Chief of Staff


7/15/19 | The Hill

WH Projects $1 Trillion Deficit for 2019


7/12/19 | The Well News

US Budget Deficit Jumped by $140 Billion Through June


6/30/19 | Forbes

We Need More Competition And Innovation To Bring Healthcare Costs Down


6/27/19 | The Epoch Times

Senators Warn ‘Absolute Catastrophe’ Coming if Congress Won’t Face ‘Debt Crisis’


6/26/19 | The New York Times

Fact-Checking Night 1 of the 2020 Democratic Debates


6/26/19 | CFO

Growth of Federal Debt Slows, but ‘Unprecedented Levels’ Ahead


6/25/19 | CNN

US Debt Projected to Hit 'Unprecedented Levels' Over the Next 30 Years, CBO Says


6/25/19 | The Wall Street Journal

U.S. Deficits Expected to Continue Growing


6/25/19 | The Hill

CBO Projects 'Unprecedented' Debt of 144 Percent of GDP By 2049


6/25/19 | The Washington Times

Long-Term Picture Improves, But Red Ink Still Swamps Federal Budget: CBO


6/25/19 | The Well News

Federal Debt on Track to Reach ‘Unprecedented’ Levels, CBO Says


6/19/19 | Fox News

Deficits are Exploding – And Neither Party Seems to Care


6/17/19 | National Interest

This One Chart Shows How Much Debt America Is In (Be Terrified)


6/13/19 | RealClear Politics

The Deficit in Media Questioning


6/13/19 | The Washington Post

The Finance 202: Corporate Confidence in the Economy Drops Amid Trade Fears. But Republicans Aren't Budging.


6/13/19 | The Hill

New Poll Finds Little GOP Support for Spending Cuts to Specific Federal Programs


6/13/19 | Salon

As Deficit Skyrockets, Author of GOP Tax Bill Admits Cuts May Not Pay for Themselves


6/12/19 | CNBC

Trump and Pelosi Can Still Work Together, But an Infrastructure Deal is Likely Not Happening, White House Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney Says


6/12/19 | CNBC

Top White House Official Mick Mulvaney Says Public May Never See Trump’s ‘Secret Deal’ With Mexico


6/12/19 | POLITICO

Grassley Pushes Back on Tariffs


6/11/19 | CNN

The Lead with Jake Tapper


6/11/19 | The Washington Post

GOP Leader Concedes Tax Cuts May Not Pay for Themselves as 2019 Deficit Grows


6/11/19 | Yahoo! Finance

Students from Michigan's Oakland University Win Top Prize in Seventh Annual "Up to Us" National Campus Competition


6/11/19 | The Well News

Yarmuth: Budget Talks ‘Not Going Very Well,” Sees Them Going Into September


6/11/19 | The Hill

Pelosi Expresses Frustration During Testy CNN Interview


6/11/19 | Washington Examiner

Mulvaney Says There is 'No Center of Gravity' For Cutting Government Spending


6/11/19 | Bloomberg

Democrats Signal Hope for Passing New North America Trade Accord


6/11/19 | The Hill

Mulvaney Downbeat on Infrastructure, Hopeful on Pelosi


6/11/19 | Bloomberg

Trump Says Secret Deal With Mexico Takes Effect When He Wants


6/11/19 | Las Vegas Review-Journal

Mulvaney: Deficits Won't Go Away Anytime Soon


6/11/19 | Bloomberg

Trump Says He's Holding Up Trade Deal With China Ahead of G-20


6/11/19 | MarketWatch

What Modern Monetary Theory Gets ‘Plain Wrong,’ According to Former IMF Chief Economist


6/11/19 | CNN

Transcript of Live Coverage of Peterson Foundation’s Fiscal Summit via “Newsroom”


6/11/19 | The Washington Post

The Finance 202: Trump v. U.S. Chamber Shows Just How Much Washington is Changing


6/11/19 | CBS

Acting WH Chief of Staff Mulvaney Speaks at Forum on America's Future


6/19 | Health Affairs

Work-Related Opportunity Costs Of Providing Unpaid Family Care In 2013 And 2050


5/6/19 | The Hill

Rising Debt Imperils Trump, Dem Hopes on Infrastructure


5/2/19 | The Hill

CBO Projects Deficits Will Add Up to $12.7 Trillion Through 2029


5/2/19 | Newsweek

It's Only May, and the Federal Deficit is Already Higher than in All but Five Full-Year Deficits in U.S. History


4/28/19 | Dayton Daily News

Social Security Won't Be Able to Pay Full Benefits By 2035, Government Warns


4/26/19 | The Washington Post

U.S. Economy Feels Like the 1990s, But With More Inequality, Less Readiness for a Downturn


4/23/19 | MarketWatch

Don't Believe This Myth About Social Security


4/23/19 | Seeking Alpha

Winter Is Coming: The Case For A Low-Growth, Low-Rates Future


4/22/19 | Cox Media Group

Familiar Financial Warning on Social Security and Medicare


4/19/19 | The Washington Post

U.S. Military Spending Set to Increase for Fifth Consecutive Year, Nearing Levels During Height of Iraq War


4/10/19 | The Hill

US Deficit Soars to $691 Billion, Expected to Top $1 Trillion This Year


4/10/19 | Business Insider

11 Mind-Blowing Facts About the US Economy


3/28/19 | Voice of America

Student Debt Puts Millennials Behind in Wealth


3/27/19 | Yahoo! Finance

Millenials are 41% Below Boomers in a Key Wealth Measure


3/24/19 | The Washington Times

Enzi's 2020 Budget Plan Attempts to Tame Federal Deficits


3/22/19 | Fast Company

Americans Think The Future Looks Bleak: Can We Change That By 2050


3/20/19 | Yonkers Times

Americans Do Care About Our $22 Trillion Debt


3/18/19 | Forbes

Retirement Savings Headwinds Plaguing Millenials


3/18/19 | POLITIFACT

Yes, Americans Spend a Ton on Healthcare, and the Outcomes Aren't So Good


3/13/19 | Forbes

What's Different About Generation Z Tech Talent


3/12/19 | The Washington Post

Trump's Budget Reflects His Party's Confusion and Contempt for Governance


3/11/19 | USA Today

"Get Rid of the Fat": Why Uncle Sam's Annual Budget is a lot Different From Yours


3/11/19 | U.S. News & World Report

One Cut Not Seen in Trump Budget: the Debt


3/11/19 | The Hill

Five Takeaways From Trump's Budget


3/11/19 | Las Vegas Review-Journal

Trump's $4.7 Trillion Budget Offers More Money for Military, Border Wall


3/11/19 | The Washington Times

Trump's 2020 Budget to Reduce Medicare Costs By Targeting Waste, Fraud


3/8/19 | Star Tribune

Editorial: Both the Republican and Democratic Parties are Failing on Deficits


3/1/19 | POLITICO

Deficit-Swelling Trump White House Plans to Use Deficit Against Democrats


2/15/19 | The New York Times

The Federal Debt is Rising. Concern is Not


2/15/19 | HuffPost

Trump Vowed to Wipe Out National Debt; Deficit Soars 41.8 Percent


2/13/19 | U.S. News & World Report

National Debt Tops $22 Trillion for First Time


2/13/19 | The Post-Standard

National Debt Tops $22 Trillion for First Time; Experts Warn of Consequences


2/13/19 | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

National Debt Tops $22 Trillion, Treasury Reports


2/13/19 | Fox News

Fox News Poll: Voters Want a Border Compromise


2/13/19 | Las Vegas Review-Journal

National Debt Tops $22 Trillion for First Time


2/12/19 | The Associated Press

National Debt Hits New Milestone, Topping $22 Trillion


2/12/19 | USA Today

National Debt Tops $22 Trillion For The First Time as Experts Warn of Ripple Effects


2/12/19 | CBS News

National Debt Tops $22 Trillion For First Time in U.S. History


2/12/19 | The Hill

Debt Surpasses $22 Trillion For First Time


2/12/19 | New York Post

National Debt Passes $22 Trillion for First Time in History


2/12/19 | MarketWatch

U.S. National Debt Tops $22 Trillion for the First Time


2/12/19 | UPI

National Debt Surpasses $22T for First Time in U.S. History


2/12/19 | POLITICO

National Debt Surpasses $22 Trillion


2/12/19 | Newsweek

U.S. National Debt Passes $22 Trillion for First Time in History


2/12/19 | Washington Examiner

National Debt Jumps to $22 Trillion


2/6/19 | USA Today

Will Trump Administration Tax Cuts, Spending Hikes Blow Up Deficit and Doom Economy?


1/28/19 | Fox News

Government Shutdown Exposed Americans' Deep Savings Crisis


1/10/19 | The Columbus Dispatch

Trump Walks Out on Talks With Democrats Over Wall


1/9/19 | The New York Times

A Shut Down Government Actually Costs More Than an Open One


1/8/19 | BBN Times

When Alan Greenspan Worried About Overly Large Budget Surpluses


1/2/19 | The Daily Signal

The New Congress Is Here. 4 Debates to Monitor.


2018


12/31/18 | San Antonio Express-News

Express-News Editorial Board: Now Is The Time to Raise the Gas Tax


12/20/18 | Washington Examiner

House Passes End-of-Year Tax Bill, But Outlook in the Senate Looks Doubtful


12/18/18 | The Associated Press

Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2018


11/28/18 | The Washington Post

House GOP's Lame-Duck Tax Package Would Cost $55 Billion, CBO Says


11/27/18 | TalkMarkets

Global Debt Bubble: The 247 Trillion Overhang


11/8/18 | The Associated Press

Up to Us Year 7 Launches with Thousands of Students on 400 Campuses Nationwide


10/30/18 | CNBC

Nightly Business Report


10/30/18 | CNBC

Rising National Debt to Affect Voters' Midterm Election Decisions, Poll Says


10/17/18 | The Wall Street Journal

Trump Seeks 5% Budget Cuts from Cabinet Agencies


10/17/18 | The Hill

Trump to Request 5 Percent Cut from Cabinet Members


10/16/18 | The Washington Post

Who's Conservative Now? Republicans' Budget-Busting Continues.


10/16/18 | USA Today

The National Debt and the Federal Deficit are Skyrocketing. How it Impacts You.


10/16/18 | POLITICO

Guns or Butter? Republicans Pick Both


10/16/18 | SAFEHAVEN

U.S. Deficit Defies Economic "Boomtime"


10/15/18 | New York Post

Let's Look at the Real US Defit Number


10/15/18 | The Washington Times

Trump Sees Federal Deficit Soar in First Full Year


10/15/18 | Newsweek

U.S. Budget Deficit Reaches Higher Level Under Trump than at any Point in Obama's Second Term


10/11/18 | CBS News

The Skyrocketing Interest Payments on U.S. Debt


10/9/18 | The Washington Post

The Finance 202: Trump's Economy Means Soaring Deficits, Too


10/9/18 | Golden Gate Xpress

Up to Us Looks Forward to 2018 Campaign


10/5/18 | The Florida Times-Union

Friday Editorial: We Must Still Reform Social Security, Medicare


9/11/18 | The Hill

Budget Hawk Warns "Tax Cuts 2.0." Would Balloon Debt


9/10/18 | Washington Times

House Republicans Move to Lock in Cuts with Tax Reform 2.0


9/7/18 | Seeking Alpha

Drowning in Debt: The Road to $30 Trillion


9/6/18 | The Florida Times-Union

Americans Have More Sense on Debt than Our Leaders


9/3/18 | Pensions & Investments

3 Research Papers about Retirement Win Grants from Foundations


8/29/18 | The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Grants Roundup: Foxconn Commits $100 Million for Engineering Research


8/29/18 | Kearney Hub

Tax Cuts OK, but We’ll Get Bill Later


8/21/18 | Star Tribune

Greece Gets through its Crisis — for Now


8/15/18 | The Hill

Analysis: GOP Tax Law Increased Complexity of Tax Code


8/15/18 | POLITICO

Shortchanging IGs?


8/8/18 | The Hill

CBO: National Debt Could be Twice the Size of GDP by 2048


8/3/18 | Star Tribune

Trump's Wall Funding Shouldn't Cause Government Shutdown


7/27/18 | The New York Times

Economy Hits a High Note, and Trump Takes a Bow


7/26/18 | The Buffalo News

The Briefing: Deeper and Deeper and Deeper into Debt


7/20/18 | POLITICO

U.S. Approaches Historic Red Inck after Tax Reform


7/7/18 | The Star Tribune

Ominous National Debt Projections Not Seen as Big Business Concern — Yet


6/27/18 | WHYY

Trump Swims in Red Ink that Republicans Used to Care about


6/26/18 | The Washington Post

Paul Ryan’s Legacy: Gallons of Red Ink


6/26/18 | The Hill

CBO Projects Grim Budget Outlook under Trump


6/6/18 | The Hill

Dem Leaders Embrace Pay-Go


5/30/18 | Houston Chronicle

The Doomsday Clock Continues to Tick in North Korea


5/27/18 | The Washington Post

Democrats, Emboldened by GOP Cuts and Policies, Back Bigger Government


5/25/18 | The Washington Post

Republicans Leave us Drowning in Red Ink


5/24/18 | The Wall Street Journal

Congressional Budget Office’s Long-Term Deficit Forecast Dwarfs White House Estimate


5/11/18 | POLITICO

Bumps Coming for IRS Nominee


5/10/18 | Newsmax

Sen. Flake: Would Not Vote to Make Individual Tax Cuts Permanent


5/10/18 | Bloomberg

Pelosi Plans to Revisit Trump Tax Cuts If She Becomes Speaker


5/10/18 | The Washington Times

Pelosi is Adamant: Republicans are Losing Public Relations Battle on Tax Law


5/10/18 | The Hill

Flake Says He Won't Vote to Make Individual Tax Cuts Permanent


5/8/18 | Urban Milwaukee

Murphy's Law about that Deficit, Sen. Johnson


5/7/18 | The Washington Post

Trump Wants a $15 Billion Spending Cut. That’s about 1 Percent of the Cost of His Tax Bill.


4/24/18 | The Hill

Advocacy Group Poll: Concerns about Debt Rising


4/12/18 | The Hill

Proposal to Amend the Constitution Falls Short in House


4/9/18 | The New York Times

Federal Budget Deficit Projected to Soar to Over $1 Trillion in 2020


4/9/18 | Bloomberg

U.S. Deficit to Surpass $1 Trillion Two Years Ahead of Estimates, CBO Says


4/9/18 | USA Today

Federal Deficits Projected to Rise, Surpassing $1 Trillion in 2020


4/9/18 | The Hill

CBO Projects Booming Deficits


4/9/18 | Reuters

Republican Tax Cuts to Fuel Historic U.S. Deficits: CBO


3/31/18 | Kearney Hub

Peterson Was Right; Budget Out of Control


3/23/18 | Tampa Bay Reporter

Opinion: Rising National Debt Threatens Future Generations


3/23/18 | South Bend Tribune

Viewpoint: Why You Should be Worried about the National Debt


3/22/18 | Huffington Post

After Years of Deficit Doomsaying, Republicans Go on Massive Spending Spree


3/20/18 | The New York Times

Peter G. Peterson, a Power from Wall St. to Washington, Dies at 91


3/20/18 | The Washington Post

Peter G. Peterson, Financier Who Warned of Rising National Debt, dies at 91


3/20/18 | The Associated Press

Peter Peterson, Billionaire and Philanthropist, Dies at 91


3/20/18 | The Wall Street Journal

Peter Peterson, Blackstone Co-Founder, Dies at 91


3/20/18 | Bloomberg

Peter G. Peterson, Blackstone's Co-Founder, Dies at 91


3/20/18 | Reuters

Blackstone Co-Founder Peter Peterson Dies, Aged 91


3/18/18 | Financial Tribune

US Nat'l Debt Exceeds $21t


3/16/18 | Washington Examiner

$21 trillion


3/13/18 | The Wake Forest Review

Up to Us Campaign Takes on National Debt


2/26/18 | POLITICO

Public's Fiscal Confidence Hits Lowest Point in Two Years in Poll


2/19/18 | The Patriot Post

How Continuing Resolutions Create More Debt


2/18/18 | SunHerald

Do the Math. Today’s GOP Doesn’t Add Up


2/17/18 | The Free Lance-Star

First Save Enough for a Rainy Day


2/15/18 | Bloomberg

Doesn’t Anyone Care about Deficits Anymore?


2/12/18 | The Wall Street Journal

Trump’s Budget Proposal Projects Big Jump in Deficits


2/9/18 | The Weekly Standard

Ugly but Necessary


2/8/18 | POLITICO

Welcome Back to Big Spending


2/8/18 | Los Angeles Times

New Budget Deal Adds More Stimulus — and Debt — to an Overextended American Economy


2/8/18 | The Buffalo News

Thursday's Briefing: Hey, Big Spenders, What Happened to the Deficit?


2/8/18 | The Daily Star

The Trump Tax Cut: A Mockery of Fiscal Responsibility?


2/7/18 | CNBC

Washington is on Track for More Government Spending and Bigger Deficits — Even Under Republican Control


2/7/18 | The Columbus Dispatch

Senate Strikes Budget Deal Increasing Spending by $400 Billion for Two Years


2/2/18 | The Washington Post

It's What the House Has Not Done


1/30/18 | The New York Times

As Deficit Soars Toward $1 Trillion, Congress Shrugs and Keeps Spending


1/19/18 | CNN

Governing From Crisis to Crisis Isn't Governing


1/3/18 | The Hill

U.S. Voters More Concerned about Nation's Ballooning Debt


2017


12/14/17 | Huffington Post

What’s Inside the GOP’s Christmas Box?


11/30/17 | The Washington Post

Why U.S. Budget Deficits are Facing a Fatter Future: QuickTake


11/29/17 | The Atlantic

A Conservative Uprising Confronts GOP Deficit Hawks


11/27/17 | Bloomberg

Ryan Dismisses Deficit Concerns to Chase a Political Win on Taxes


11/17/17 | The New York Times

Accounting "Gimmicks" in G.O.P.’s Tax Overhaul Mask Higher Cost, Deficit Hawks Say


11/2/17 | The New York Times

Republican Plan Delivers Permanent Corporate Tax Cut


10/18/17 | Yahoo! Finance

"It's Very Hard Not to Give Tax Cuts to the Wealthy," Steven Mnuchin Now Says


10/7/17 | Forbes

The #5 Reason Bernie Sanders' Medicare-for-All Single-Payer Plan is a Singularly Bad Idea


9/27/17 | The Hill

Dems Slam GOP Tax Plan as Deficit-Buster, Risk to Medicare


9/27/17 | U.S. News & World Report

Trump, Taxes and the "Middle Class Miracle"


9/20/17 | Bloomberg

Senators' Deal Makes Tax Cuts More Likely, May Limit Their Scope


9/19/17 | The Hill

Corker Unveils Tax Reform Details


9/13/17 | The Washington Post

Getting Rid of All Tax Breaks Could Reduce the Corporate Tax Rate to 26 Percent, Study Says


9/11/17 | The Hill

US Federal Debt Passes $20 Trillion for First Time


9/11/17 | Fox Business

US National Debt Tops $20T for First Time in History


9/8/17 | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

US National Debt Tops $20T for First Time in History


8/7/17 | CNBC

Canadians May Pay More Taxes than Americans, but Here's What They Get for Their Money


8/4/17 | newser

Greenspan Warns of the Bubble That May Be Bursting Next


7/31/17 | U.S. News & World Report

Mnuchin: "Most" Top Earners Won't Get Tax Cut Under Trump Plan


7/18/17 | Washington Examiner

Millennials to Congress: Fix Social Security Now to Save Our Financial Future


6/26/17 | The Hill

Poll: Majority Worried about National Debt


5/23/17 | U.S. News & World Report

Mnuchin Wavers on Claim of No Tax Cuts for the Wealthy


4/27/17 | The New York Times

Republicans’ Fiscal Discipline Wilts in Face of Trump’s Tax Plan


4/21/17 | The Progress-Index

For the Economy to Grow, Washington Needs to Take on Entitlement Programs


3/17/17 | The Washington Post

Trump’s Cuts Would Do Nothing to Balance the Budget


3/2/17 | Chicago Tribune

Trump Promises "Rebuilding" of Military Aboard Over-Budget Ship in Newport News


2016


12/7/16 | Chicago Tribune

Trump's Victory Tour Stump Speech, Annotated


12/5/16 | Jackson Free Press

JSU Students Raise Awareness about National Debt


10/21/16 | The New York Times

Ignoring the Debt Problem


10/20/16 | Huffington Post

Donald Trump Dodges on His Medicare and Social Security Plans


8/8/16 | Forbes

Social Security: Where Clinton and Trump Stand


7/24/16 | The Wall Street Journal

Debate Over U.S. Debt Changes Tone


5/16/16 | Los Angeles Times

A Trump Presidency Would Threaten Programs Like Social Security. Here's How We Know.


5/11/16 | Reuters

Trump Open to Social Security Changes if Elected: Adviser


5/11/16 | CNN

Pelosi Dismisses Trump's Candidacy: "We've Had our Fun"


5/11/16 | POLITICO

Top Aide Claims $7 Trillion Budget Surplus from Trump's Economic Plans


4/19/16 | Time

Millennials Need the Next President to Be Very Worried about the Debt


3/24/16 | The Washington Times

Employers to Drop Millions from Health Care Plans as Obamacare Premiums Spike, CBO Projects


3/21/16 | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Federal Spending in Missouri Equivalent of More than a Fifth of Economy


2/17/16 | The Flat Hat

College Political Groups Debate the National Debt


2/8/16 | Nashua Telegraph

Op-Ed: Debt is an Issue that New Hapshire Voters Care about


1/13/16 | NPR

What the Powerball Cash Could — and Couldn't — Buy


1/13/16 | POLITIFACT

Obama: US Spends More on Military than Next 8 Nations Combined




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