In his first appearances on Capitol Hill as the new Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell strongly urged lawmakers to start putting the federal government on a better fiscal path.
Deficit spending is officially back in style, leaving Washington’s professional deficit scolds wondering how they’ll manage to persuade lawmakers to care about red ink again. . . .
Greenville, N.C. -- From the stock market, to budget deals the country's finances are a big conversation right now.
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. . . .
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.
How many of America’s 27 million small businesses and 18,586 large-scale companies start their fiscal year without a budget? Answer: Zero.
This program discusses start of the 115th Congress in the Senate and a look at the debt, including an interview with The Concord Coalition's Executive Director Bob Bixby.
House Speaker Paul Ryan may think otherwise, but it’s likely the tax bill that he helped drive through Congress last month has ruled out any serious effort to address the growing costs of federal e
Elected officials in Washington know that the federal budget is on an unsustainable path, with the debt projected to rise rapidly over the next 10 years and beyond.