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In Capitol Hill Meetings, Signs of Real Interest in Fiscal Reform

August 27, 2015

It has been easy for advocates of generationally responsible tax and spending policies to look at Capitol Hill with dismay for the past few years. A few consequences of inaction and lack of bipartisanship include:

  • A complete breakdown in the federal budget process.

  • Continued struggles to replace arbitrary, shortsighted caps on discretionary spending with smarter deficit reduction.

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No Time to Lose in Fixing Disability Insurance

August 18, 2015

Congress must pass Social Security legislation by late next year to prevent the Disability Insurance Trust Fund from running dry, a crisis that would trigger automatic 19 percent cuts in disability benefits for millions of Americans.