Super Committee

Nov 10, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Democrats and Republicans Making Efforts Toward a Deal

This week has seen the emergence of another set of broad outlines from the Democrats and Republicans on the Super Committee, in a process that is...
Nov 4, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

McConnell Lends Support for "Go Big"

According to The Hill, Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has signaled to Senate colleagues that he would be willing to support a $4...
Nov 3, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

What Have the Rating Agencies Been Saying?

Moody's issued a report the other day stating that failure by the Super Committee would not by itself cause them to strip the U.S. of its AAA rating...

Bowles Plan Offers Path to Compromise

At the end of Tuesday's Super Committee hearing, Fiscal Commission co-chair and CRFB board member Erskine Bowles offered up top-line...
Nov 2, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Go Big Is In the House

Today, Representatives Heath Shuler (D-NC) and Mike Simpson (R-ID) held a press conference to release a new letter to the Super Committee signed by...

Social Security Debate Heats Up

With reports that the Super Committee has been considering reforms to Social Security, rhetoric from all sides of the issue has been heating up. This...
Nov 1, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Fiscal Commission Co-Chair Erskine Bowles Presents Compromise Plan to Super Committee

At the end of the just-concluded hearing of the Super Committee, Fiscal Commission Co-Chair and CRFB Board Member Erskine Bowles presented his...
Nov 1, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

CRFB Live Tweeting Super Committee Hearing with Bowles, Simpson, Domenici, and Rivlin

Later today, the Super Committee will be holding another public hearing with Fiscal Commission co-chairs, Moment of Truth Project Advisors, and CRFB...

Business Support for Go Big Grows

Going big is getting bigger. A letter to the Super Committee today from a coalition of business organizations that spans numerous industries...
Oct 28, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Another Bipartisan Letter Calls for “Go Big” Approach

In addition to the letter from a large, bipartisan group of House members that is still being circulated for signatures, Go Big gained further...

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