Federal Spending and America's Future

Published Jan 8, 2019. By Steve Kraske and Devin Davis.

KCUR's "Up to Date" program, hosted by Steve Kraske, featured an interview Tuesday with Robert L. Bixby, executive director of The Concord Coalition.

Focus on government shutdown has drawn attention away from expanding national debt and deficit. 

The ongoing battle between political parties has highlighted the dysfunction in our goverment. Meanwhile the national debt continues to accumulate, and is burdening the future economy. We heard why one fiscal policy advocate believes the conflict will end "with both sides declaring victory," and no real winners.