Progressive fiscal policy must complement monetary policy to boost economic growth.
In the fifth year of recovery, policymakers must create an economy that works for everyone.
Economic data show that this is a recovery for the rich—not a recovery for everyone.
Economic data show that Congress’s fiscal brinksmanship is keeping businesses from investing in America and consequently holding back overall growth.
As we draw closer to a fiscal crisis, Congress must not allow the American economy to be held hostage by radicals bent on scorching the earth.
Policymakers need to find and enact policies that can spur faster economic growth.
Despite gains in the housing market, economic growth and labor-market growth remain too slow to make a difference for the American middle class.
It’s time to consider additional policy measures to bring down unemployment and economic suffering from their still-too-high levels.
Though the economy and job market have both maintained steady growth, lawmakers can do more to ensure a positive future for struggling Americans and a prosperous economy for all.
Policymakers can accelerate modest recovery with increased infrastructure investments and boosts to personal income.