Fiscal Responsibility

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Budget Deal Shows High Cost of Bipartisanship

February 09, 2018
The Washington Times
Federal Budget
Fiscal Responsibility

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

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Everything Needs To Be On the Table in Budget Negotiations

December 11, 2017
When it comes to budget negotiations, many interest groups demand that certain items be considered “off the table” and exempt from any changes. The reality, however, is that everything needs to be on the table for both economic and political reasons.
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Entitlement Reform Should Reduce Subsidies for Those Who Don't Need Them

November 14, 2017
Individuals with the least wealth or income potential are the most dependent on government programs for support. Thus, when policymakers talk about reforming entitlement programs, many observers are concerned about the potential impact on these vulnerable groups. The good news is that there are plenty of responsible ways to reduce costs without unduly burdening beneficiaries.