October 31, 2014

Bipartisan Fiscal Commission to Meet Wednesday

  • The federal budget is an expression of our country's values. Where we choose to spend and at what levels, how and who we tax, and the borrowing we...

The President’s Bipartisan National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform is scheduled to hold its second full meeting this Wednesday morning. At the request of panel members, the Congressional Budget Office is providing the commission with budget projections and other information to help them weigh policy options.

The commission is charged with making recommendations on the nation’s short-term and long-term fiscal challenges by Dec. 1. Concord has urged the group to focus on the more significant long-term issues.