Children from military families are among the first victims of conservative-backed cuts in domestic spending.
Scott Lilly assesses Rep. Connie Mack’s “Penny Plan” and determines that it won’t do much to help the country or protect us from severe budget cuts.
Scott Lilly responds to criticisms of his “Oops, I Lost the Airport” report on the consequences of a 9 percent budget cut at the Federal Aviation Administration.
Scott Lilly argues that soon-to-be-triggered congressionally mandated spending cuts will close dozens of airports, cost thousands of jobs, and hamper air travel for millions of people.
Interactive This interactive map and infographic show the airports expected to be shut down or adversely affected by soon-to-be-triggered automatic budget cuts.
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.
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.