During the most recent Facing the Future, Concord Coalition Executive Director
Chase Hagaman, the New England Regional Director of The Concord Coalition writes about the need for renewed efforts to discuss and act on the current trajectory of the national debt.
“I can’t think of a time like this, where not just the budget outlook is bad but the lack of attention is even worse,” said Bob Bixby, executive director of the Concord Coalition who has almost thr
We often talk in broad strokes about how “mandatory spending” -- spending that happens automatically based on eligibility criteria set into law by Congress -- is growing as a share of the
Phillip L. Swagel, an economist with extensive service in the George W. Bush administration, has been appointed the new director of the Congressional Budget Office. . . .
Federal budget projections are already quite alarming, with the national debt high by historical standards and rising rapidly.