April 30, 2017

U.S. Lawmakers May Push 'Fiscal Cliff' Deadlines into 2013

September 21, 2012


Lawmakers' inability to get a handle on these huge deficits is largely due to their refusal to make tough decisions on taxes and big-ticket military and entitlement program spending, according to experts such as Robert Bixby, executive director of the non-partisan Concord Coalition. But it has been further complicated by the high costs of running government while the economy has been so weak.