Michael Ettlinger, Vice President of Economic Policy at the Center for American Progress, issues a statement in response to the president's State of the Union address.
Three-quarters of the $2.4 trillion in deficit reduction already enacted since the start of fiscal year 2011 has been spending cuts.
After a decade of repeated tax cuts, the increase in revenue achieved in the legislation to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff is a step in the right direction, but it won’t be enough.
Congressional Republicans’ unwillingness to let the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy expire is irresponsible and will prove harmful to our economic future.
House Speaker John Boehner’s plan lacks seriousness and is an attempt to divert attention from an unwillingness to adopt a balanced approach that all serious people recognize as a necessity.
Report In order to secure our fiscal future and achieve meaningful deficit reduction over the next 10 years, we need a plan that combines progressive, revenue-enhancing tax reform with pragmatic spending cuts that do not undermine the middle class, the poor, or seniors.
Michael Ettlinger outlines how Congress and the president can have it both ways on deficits, spending, taxes, and investments and still put our fiscal house in order and invest in our economy.
An infographic from Michael Ettlinger and Michael Linden presents data to show why supply-side economics doesn't work.
CAP's Middle Class and Economic Growth project looks to provide a better understanding of the relationship between middle-class strength and the nation’s economic health.
Michael Ettlinger and Michael Linden give three decades' worth of evidence that proves supply-side economics doesn't work.
Gadi Dechter and Michael Ettlinger analyze the president’s forceful defense of the middle class as our economy’s engine of economic growth and prosperity.
Michael Ettlinger details the two policy threads that define the president’s approach toward immediate but also sustainable economic recovery in 2012.
Michael Ettlinger details why House Republicans may contribute to slowing economic growth.
Michael Ettlinger calls for the Christmas spirit to take root on Capitol Hill and joy to be spread to millions.
El problema económico más inmediato y urgente para los Estados Unidos son los retos económicos que enfrentan la clase media, dice Michael Ettlinger.