The GOP-led Congress failed to pass a budget by April 15 this year, violating a federal law and earning another black mark on the party’s record of fiscal stewardship. . . .
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Here’s a quick way to cause howls of ridicule among fiscal deficit hawks: Pass a $1.5 trillion tax cut, follow it up with a $1.3 trillion spending bill and then vote on a bill calling for a Balance
The News & Guide recently asked me to be a columnist. . . .
Last year, our leaders in Washington cut taxes. This year, they’re cranking up spending.
The result, for our children and grandchildren, will be more and more debt. . . .
We can only imagine what Kearney native Pete Peterson would have been saying to his policy associates a few weeks ago after the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed to an all-time high of 26,616 po
The budget agreement reached by Congress and signed on Friday by the president is what we feared.
There are 12 appropriations measures introduced each year.
Peter G. Peterson, who died on Tuesday at the age of 91, was a Wall Street titan who devoted his life to public service.