President's Fiscal Commission

‘Line’ Items: Draft Edition

Budget Resolution Drafted – The NFL isn’t the only entity that made key decisions for the future last week. On Thursday the Senate Budget...

‘Line’ Items: Recess Over, Deadlines Loom

They’re Back – Congress returns from its spring recess this week. The Senate is back in session today and the first order of business is...
Apr 12, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Weekend Editorial Roundup

Here are the highlights from this weekend’s editorials on fiscal and budget policy:The Wall Street Journal noted the lessons that the United...

‘Line’ Items: Hoops, Blossoms and Canaries

Health Care Makes it Through the Final Hoops – Congress completed work last week on the reconciliation package, which included fixes to the...

Time to Get Started: Final Three Appointees to the Fiscal Commission and Executive Director Named

Today Speaker Nancy Pelosi appointed the final three members to National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform: Rep. John Spratt (D-S.C.),...

House Spenders Question Administration Troika on Deficits, Fiscal Commission, and Job Growth

In today’s hearing before the full House Appropriations Committee, the troika (OMB Director Peter Orszag, Treasury Secretary Geithner, and Dr....

Republicans Named to Deficit Commission

Congressional GOP leaders have just named three Senators and three Congressman to sit on the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and...

‘Line’ Items: A Lonely Road, Paying for Jobs

Highway to Nowhere – Sen. Jim Bunning (R-KY) has blocked a vote on temporarily extending unemployment and COBRA benefits, the Medicare “...

Obama Appoints Four More to the Deficit Commission

President Obama has named his remaining appointees to the Commission, including David Cote (CEO for Honeywell International), Alice Rivlin (former...

Democrats Named to Deficit Panel

A little less than a week after the President signed an Executive Order establishing a National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, the...

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