President's Fiscal Commission

Disgraceful

Senate vote on Baucus amendment (97-0 vote to exempt changes to Social Security from a statutory budget commission from fast-track vote in...

Senate Faces Key Fiscal Votes This Week

The Senate will vote this week on key fiscal measures as it attempts to increase the nation’s debt ceiling. The debt limit is expected to be...

President Obama Voices Support for Deficit Commission

Here is the statement:The serious fiscal situation that our country faces reflects not only the severe economic downturn we inherited, but also years...

Time to Bring Back Caps

As the Senate continues its consideration of the debt ceiling today, it will consider at least three important budgetary amendments - a deficit...

WH, Congressmen Hold Important Talks on Fiscal Commission and PAYGO

Senior congressional Democrats late Tuesday met with the White House to attempt to hammer out a deal that would create a fiscal commission and a...

In Defense of the Deficit Commission

Today, the AARP sent an email to its members encouraging them not to support the Conrad-Gregg commission. A coalition of conservative anti-tax groups...

Fiscal Commission Gains Momentum

The chance that some type of bipartisan commission will be created to address the nation’s long-term fiscal challenges increased significantly...

Deficit Commission Debated

Differing views on creating a deficit commission were aired at a Capitol Hill forum yesterday sponsored by the Cato Institute. The proposal, which is...

Bipartisan Budget Commission Proposed

Senate Budget Committee chairman Kent Conrad (D-ND) and ranking Republican Judd Gregg (R-NH) today introduced legislation to create an 18 member...

Blue Dog Coalition Endorses SAFE Commission Act

The Democratic Blue Dog Coalition, a group comprised of fiscally conservative members of the House, officially endorsed the Securing America’s...

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