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Health Care and the Budget

April 20, 2018

Former U.S. Senator Bob Kerrey warned recently that U.S. health care spending is on an unsustainable path as it continues a long pattern of growing as a percentage of the economy.

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CBO’s Economic Outlook: Four Takeaways

April 17, 2018

As Congress and President Trump agreed in the last few months to dramatically increase federal borrowing, there have been a lot of breezy assurances that rapid and sustained economic grow

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Trillions and Trillions in Deficits

April 17, 2018

Guests on “Facing the Future” last week lamented new projections of trillion-dollar federal deficits beginning in Fiscal 2020 and discussed how recent tax and spending decisions had contr

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From Lurching to Leadership

April 06, 2018

“There are countless things we can do to eat our spinach,” said Concord Coalition National Field Director Phil Smith about fixing the nation’s fiscal problems.