November 24, 2014

Budget Proposals Proliferate

  • 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...

As the country awaits the final recommendations of the President's fiscal commission, it is worth noting that several other substantive deficit-reduction plans have been released in recent months.

The plans offer a wide range of revenue, spending and budget-process options developed by bipartisan panels or groups representing different points on the political spectrum. Each plan recognizes that addressing the nation's fiscal challenges will require more than rhetoric about eliminating waste.

While The Concord Coalition may not agree with some of these recommendations, it commends all of the authors for putting specific options on the table.