Federal spending falls into two basic categories: mandatory spending and discretionary spending.
Attacking waste is no panacea for the federal government’s fiscal problems.
In a recent op-ed, Chase Hagaman, regional director of The Concord Coalition, and Alex Talcott, a member of Concord's New Hampshire advisory board, explain why Congress should wrap up the disap
Congress is again down to the wire on spending legislation for the current fiscal year, which is already half over.
Last week, the Congressional Budget Office published a blog exploring the role of fiscal policy in improving economic productivity.
When The Concord Coalition presents its federal deficit-reduction exercise around the country, many of the pa