Issue Brief Speaker Boehner’s proposed stopgap funding measure would have Congress embrace another round of spending cuts, while signaling a willingness to increase funding for defense only.
When you slice through all the heated rhetoric, the budgetary choices we face may be painful, but they are actually much simpler to make than the debate would suggest.
Report The federal government has made a commitment to providing retirees in this country with a specific level of support once they reach retirement age, but the cost of providing that support is beyond the revenues presently available to pay such costs.
Report Over the past three years, both the underlying fiscal landscape and the broader economic context for the fiscal debate have shifted in very important ways, yet the debate has remained remarkably static.
This week we explore sequestration’s effects on the nation’s ability to prepare for and respond to natural disasters.
Three months into sequestration, we take a look at how harmful the phased-in cuts have been.
In this column, we analyze and compare some of the major proposals currently on the table in Congress regarding student-loan interest rates.
This year sequestration will cut more than $26 million from services that support victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
This week we explore sequestration’s effect on schoolchildren from military households and Native American reservations.
Video Congress recently sprang into action to save air travelers from flight delays brought on by sequestration. But for the millions of Americans who can’t afford to get on a plane, they have yet to repeal devastating cuts to important programs for struggling families, seniors, and children—leaving us all to wonder where our nation’s most vulnerable fit into Congress’s priorities.
This week we explore sequestration’s effect on the nation’s future innovation and economic competitiveness, as well as some of the other ways it is affecting communities around the country.
This week we explore sequestration’s inconvenience on the nation’s air travelers, as well as some of the other effects it is having around the country.
The Federal Aviation Administration “fix” demonstrates how clueless Congress remains about the mischief it has created.
Airlines for America CEO Nick Calio’s recent lawsuit against the Federal Aviation Administration demonstrates that lobbyists today aren’t as invested in the details as they used to be.
New proposals in the Obama administration’s budget will help promote an innovative method to changing the way government does business and will provide a new approach to financing social programs.