Let's Get Specific

Herman Cain's 9-9-9 Plan

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain's economic plan received a lot of attention at Tuesday night's debate. Regardless of...
May 13, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Rep. Quigley Gets Really Specific

Building on a report he made last year on budget process reform, Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL) has taken the next step in his crusade to fix the budget....
Feb 17, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Jon Stewart Balances the Budget

Last night on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart spent part of the episode talking about our favorite topic: how to fix the federal budget....

The Center for American Progress Gets Specific

Today, the Center for American Progress released a plan to get specific on our growing deficits and debt. Or, rather, they've released five...

'Our Fiscal Security' Gets Specific

You might have missed it last week if you were preparing to chow down on some turkey, but Our Fiscal Security (OFS)--a joint project of the Economic...
Nov 16, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

Experts Get Specific for New York Times

Yesterday, in the pages of the New York Times, CRFB President Maya MacGuineas joined 15 other experts in proposing how one might begin to cut...

We Can All Throw Stones, But Let's Throw Ideas Too

We at CRFB have had our morning coffee and are trying to find ways to make the Fiscal Commission’s co-chair proposal better. CRFB president...

Some Reactions to the Co-Chairs' Proposal

With the unexpected release of the draft proposal from the co-chairs of the President’s fiscal commission, the naysayers have come out of the...

Fiscal Commission Targets Federal Spending

Continuing our analysis of the President’s Fiscal Commission Draft Report, let's look at what the Co-Chair proposal does on the spending side...

The Fiscal Commission Gets Specific!

In a move much earlier than we expected, the Co-Chairs of the White House Fiscal Commission released their plan on how to get control of our...

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