Fiscal Plans

Jan's Plan

For about a week now, we've been telling critics of the Co-Chairs' Plan to throw ideas, not stones. So, good for Jan Schakowsky.Rep. Schakowsky (D-IL...

Another Blue-Ribbon Group Weighs In

The drumbeat for action to reduce our long-term debt continues. Today the Debt Reduction Task Force of the Bipartisan Policy Center issued its...

Spending Challenge: Heritage Foundation's $343 Billion Proposal

The Heritage Foundation recently came out with a detailed paper with over $300 billion in spending cuts that can be put in place in FY 2012. Their...

NTU, US PIRG and Heritage Get Specific

Yesterday was a big day for getting specific as the National Taxpayers Union and the United States Public Interest Research Group, as well as the...

United Kingdom Outlines $130 Billion in Savings

Budgeteers have been closely watching the United Kingdom during the past six months, as Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne and Prime Minister...

Esquire Commission Stabilizes the Debt!

They Did It!Kudos to the Esquire Budget Commission for releasing a budget plan this morning! Former Senators Gary Hart, Bill Bradley, Bob Packwood...

A Thousand Cuts: The Tax Version

The Center for American Progress recently released "A Thousand Cuts," which detailed what spending cuts could be adopted to achieve primary...

Maya MacGuineas and Bill Galston: A Balanced Plan to Stabilize Public Debt and Promote Economic Growth

A Balanced Plan to Stabilize Public Debt and Promote Economic Growth Yesterday, we released a new budget blueprint to stabilize the debt by the end...

The House GOP “Pledge to America”

Today the Republican caucus of the House of Representatives released an agenda-setting document as a part of its strategy to take control of the...

A Thousand Cuts...

The Center for American Progress released a paper yesterday titled "A Thousand Cuts." The paper aims to show how deep policymakers would...

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