No one in Washington seems to be particularly concerned about impending, automatic budget cuts in the Budget Control Act, write Jim Dyer and Scott Lilly.
Issue Brief Scott Lilly breaks down the potential implications of the automatic, across-the-board budget cuts scheduled for January.
Scott Lilly explains why the $109 billion in automatic, across-the-board budget cuts scheduled for January are already eroding the prospects of economic recovery.
The House Budget Committee chairman says he wants to give to the poor but would in fact take from the elderly and give to the rich, writes Scott Lilly.
Scott Lilly explains how the debate on whether to raise the debt ceiling last summer may have hurt the economy more than we thought.
The nation is much more ideologically divided and as a result, so is Congress, writes Scott Lilly.
Scott Lilly examines the role of an Egyptian politician whose ultranationalist rhetoric threatens Egypt’s economy as well as its most important international alliances.
Scott Lilly says the main obstacle to sustained economic recovery in 2012 is a do-nothing Congress.
CAP Senior Fellow Scott Lilly testifies before the House Committee on Rules.
Report Scott Lilly demonstrates the consequences that slashing government spending in a weak economy has on jobs.
Scott Lilly testifies before the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Scott Lilly explores the legislative record for providing budget offsets for federal emergency spending, detailing why the House majority leader’s arguments are both mistaken and embarrassing.
Scott Lilly examines the consequences of slashing government spending amid the Great Depression in 1937-38, finding worrisome parallels in today’s debate.
Scott Lilly points to the pressure points progressives can target to force conservatives to care about the middle class in the next round of budget negotiations on Capitol Hill.
Scott Lilly joins other prominent former leaders and policymakers on CNN to offer his advice on the debt crisis standoff in Washington.