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.
To help the middle class and create jobs, Congress should pass a one-year extension of unemployment benefits and raise the federal minimum wage.
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.
Congress must move past its partisan pettiness and enact policies to help the American economy.
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.
Economic and labor-market gains continue this month, but policymakers should focus on long-term strategies to strengthen the American people and help U.S. businesses prosper.
Despite gains in the housing market, economic growth and labor-market growth remain too slow to make a difference for the American middle class.