The latest Facing the Future featured Robert L. Bixby, Josh Gordon and “Economist Mom” Diane Lim.
Low interest rates on the federal debt have allowed the government to borrow more in recent years without seeing the cost of servicing that debt rise as a share of the economy (GDP).
“We need to have a strong economy,” says Robert L. Bixby, executive director of the nonpartisan Concord Coalition.
With growing threats from climate change and natural disasters, some lawmakers in both parties are discussing needed changes in how Washington budgets -- or to be more precise, fails to b
The latest “Economist Mom” segment on Facing the Future, featured Bill Gale, Diane Lim and Robert L. Bixby.
The federal government posted its biggest monthly budget deficit ever in February as a sharp decline in corporate revenue coincided with increased spending, the Treasury Department announced Friday
Opponents of adding to the national debt say President Trump's plan to balance the federal budget in 15 years is unserious and that he remains on track to add as much debt as former President Obama
Although the tax and spending suggestions in President Trump’s new budget have received most of the attention, the unrealistic nature of his projections on economic growth must be kept in