Tea party Republicans arrived in Washington seven years ago with a clear, loud message from angry voters: Slash spending. But once again, spending is going way up. . . .
Bob Bixby, executive director of The Concord Coalition, a nonpartisan group that encourages fiscal responsibility in Washington, explains how the adoption of the deficit-busting budget deal could a
Political junkies can try their hand at balancing the budget during a Saturday morning workshop at ECU.
This week’s deal to add $320 billion to the deficit over the next 20 months and set the stage for $1.8 trillion more in deficits over the next decade has won strong reviews from those who want to s
Congress was rushing Thursday to to pass what some analysts said could be the biggest bill, by total dollar amount, in U.S.
When 2017 began the nation had a new Congress, a new president and an old problem: debt on an unsustainable path.
Former Senator Bob Kerrey and Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert L.
PORTSMOUTH -- When Senate Democrats voted to end the shutdown of the federal government Jan.
Last week brought some good news for the economy and challenging news for the federal budget.
It is deeply disappointing that in his first State of the Union Address President Trump failed to mention the state of the nation’s finances.