Health Care Primer
The United States health care system is larger than the gross domestic product of all but five other nations.
TV ads from a Democratic group warn seniors that “right now, your Medicare coverage is in danger,” claiming “deep, automatic cuts” could be made by “unelected Washington bureaucrats.” But those cut
Rep. Scott Rigell (R-Va.) has proposed legislation that would replace 75 percent of the sequester cuts scheduled under current law with a mix of reforms in “mandatory” spending programs and additional revenue from limiting certain tax breaks.
“In the aftermath of the bipartisan budget agreement, ideas like those in the Rigell plan could serve as models for long-term, bipartisan fiscal reform efforts in Congress,” says Phil LaRue, director of government relations for The Concord Coalition, in a new blog post.
In a new interview series, Republican presidential candidate John Kasich discussed his plans to revamp federal spending programs, make major changes in the tax code and eventually balance the budge
Emphasizing the nation’s fiscal challenges, Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert L.