Like the boy who cried wolf, the political media has declared this to be “Infrastructure Week” in the halls of Congress…again.
June 17, 2021
This week on Facing the Future we examined what’s on the minds of swing voters with Rich Thau, President of Engagious, a firm that specializes in public opinion research.
June 15, 2021
Introduction President Biden’s FY 2022 budget proposes to spend nearly $1.7 trillion over the next ten years on several new or expanded entitlement programs for children, college students, the elderly, and the disabled. The budget also contains vari
June 9, 2021
This week on Facing the Future, we looked at some longer-term budget and economic issues that are crucial for understanding President Biden’s policy agenda and whether it would fully address the challenges ahead, Joining me for this discussion was Eugene Steuerle of the Urban Institute,
June 3, 2021
This week on Facing the Future, we took a close look at President Biden’s much-awaited Fiscal Year 2022 federal budget. My first guest was Marc Goldwein, Senior Vice President and Senior Policy Director of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.
May 28, 2021
The Concord Coalition today expressed disappointment that President Biden’s first budget, covering Fiscal Years 2022 through 2031, will produce annual deficits in excess of $1 trillion for each of those years and increase the debt as a share of the economy from 110 percent this year to
May 26, 2021
This week on Facing the Future we heard from two experts on two pressing issues: How to pay for infrastructure investments and how we’re doing in the fight against COVID-19.
May 24, 2021
First published in The Hill.
May 19, 2021
This week's guest on Facing the Future was Rep. Carolyn Bourdeaux (GA-7th). In addition to serving on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, she Chairs the Blue Dog Coalition's Task Force on Fiscal Responsibility and Government Reform.