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Budget and Deficit

March 27, 2019

"On the Edge: America Faces the Entitlements Cliff" Kindle Edition Now Available

As the widening U.S. budget deficit shatters records, in part due to increased Social Security spending and interest payments on the national debt, a new book available today through Amazon’s Kindle store says Congress must address the cost of the nation’s exploding entitlements and walk America back from the fiscal cliff.

March 6, 2019

As Budget Deficit Balloons, Congress Must Address Exploding Entitlement Costs

This week’s Treasury Department numbers show that the budget deficit has skyrocketed 77 percent, in part because of increased Social Security spending and interest payments on the national debt. A new book says Congress must address the cost of the nation’s exploding entitlements and walk America back from the fiscal cliff.

February 25, 2019

As Debt Limit Deadline Looms, Congress Must Address Exploding Entitlement Costs

The national debt has soared to a record high of $22 trillion and a debt limit deadline is looming. The most significant factor contributing to this out-of-control spending is the cost of the nation’s entitlement programs, more than 60 percent of all federal spending. This level will only grow unless Congress takes steps recommended by a new book, “On the Edge: America Faces the Entitlements Cliff.” 

January 24, 2019

Coalition Letter to Congress Regarding Highway Trust Fund

Letter to Congress urging members to preserve and strengthen the users-pay/users-benefit highway funding principle and to establish a nationwide, interoperable mileage-based user fee pilot program.

November 27, 2018

Well Whadya Know: Federal Revenue Is Up

The left predicted that the Republican tax cut legislation would lower federal revenue. Surprise! Federal revenue is up.

November 6, 2018

Outdated Medicaid Rolls May Tell Us Something About Outdated Voter Rolls

States historically have had a difficult time managing their data, such as Medicaid and voter rolls. Trying to clean up those rolls may just be a sign of good governance rather than voter suppression.

October 30, 2018

Does Government-Run Health Coverage Have Lower Administrative Costs?

Advocates for government-run health insurance have the difficult job of proving the government is more efficient than the private sector.

October 23, 2018

Last Year's Half-Trillion Interest on the Federal Debt

Interest on the federal debt—all of the debt—is now larger than the income tax revenue from three-fifths of the states...and rising.

October 1, 2018

A Snapshot of the Trump Economy

The economy grew under President Obama, but slowly and sporadically. However, several economic indicators demonstrate that President Trump's embrace of free market principles has noticeably spurred hiring, investment and confidence.

September 18, 2018

Ending U.S. Aid to Palestinians: A Good Start

The U.S. is reevaluating which countries receive U.S. foreign assistance. That's a good move for U.S. taxpayers and a bad move for Palestinians, which take our money even as they rail against us. 

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