May 28, 2017

Keep Deficits Down for Good

May 23, 2013
Wisconsin State Journal


“There is no mystery about why the long-term fiscal challenge remains,” said Robert Bixby, executive director of the nonpartisan Concord Coalition, which advocates for fiscal responsibility. “Our population is aging and that means relentlessly higher spending on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, which already comprise 45 percent of the budget. Steps that have been taken so far to control the deficit have failed to address this core problem and will soon be overwhelmed by it.”