Super Committee

Oct 27, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Competing Outlines Emerge from the Super Committee

We talked yesterday about a roughly $3 trillion plan offered by Democrats on the Super Committee that would represent a "go big" approach...
Oct 26, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Business Roundtable and Partnership for New York City Urge Super Committee to Go Big

Two business groups today urged the Super Committee to not only approve of a deal before its deadline next month, but to also go beyond its...
Oct 26, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Super Committee Democrats Offer (Possible) "Go Big" Plan

Recently, there have a plethora of media accounts and interviews asking policymakers whether they believe the Super Committee will be able to achieve...

Elmendorf Joins the Announcement Effect Club

At today’s Super Committee hearing, each of the twelve members had the chance to address CBO Director Doug Elmendorf on issues related to...
Oct 26, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Super Committee Makes a Public Appearance

Today, the Super Committee will hold its first public hearing in over a month. As the weeks have gone by, anticipation has built about the prospects...
Oct 25, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

"Let Us Not Fail in the 21st"

We receive a fair amount of e-mails from concerned citizens every day, be it questions, concerns, comments, or just general thoughts. Every so often...

Two More Calls for the U.S. to Tackle Its Debt

Two recent warnings over the United States' fiscal outlook are worth taking a look at. First, Bank of America Merrill Lynch released a report last...

The Importance of Shared Sacrifice

As is well-known by now, the growth in entitlement programs fueled by rising health care costs and an aging population threatens an ever-increasing...
Oct 21, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

CRFB Analysis Shows Why Going Big Could Improve Chances of Success

With the Super Committee deliberating and the window for committee submissions passed, CRFB has released an analysis and a corresponding slide show...
Oct 20, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Tracker Updated With Two Plans From Last Week

We have updated our tracker of recommendations to the Super Committee with two plans that came out last Wednesday. The first is by the Congressional...

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