Super Committee

Oct 3, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

MY VIEW: Erskine Bowles & Alan Simpson

Sunday's Washington Post featured an op-ed written by Fiscal Commission and Moment of Truth project co-chairs (and CRFB board members!) Erskine...
Sep 29, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

155 Business Groups Want Super Committee to Go Big

Today, a collection of 155 business organizations representing a wide variety of interests joined the "Go Big" call. In doing so, they have...

Lieberman and Coburn Urge Super Committee to Take Up Medicare

The submissions keep on coming. Now, Senators Tom Coburn (R-OK) and Joe Lieberman (I-CT) have sent a letter to the Super Committee, pressing them to...
Sep 26, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Could a “Go Big” Approach Increase the Chances of the Super Committee Succeeding?

Yes, it could! Okay, you’re probably itching for a more fleshed out response than “yes”, so let’s walk through the logic.The...
Sep 23, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

CRFB Videos of Lawmakers and Budget Luminaries Making the Case for "Go Big"

At our "Urging the Super Committee to Go Big" event, we showed videos with a number of budget experts and former government officials,...
Sep 21, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Event 9/21: Urging the Super Committee to Go Big

In the past few weeks, CRFB and many others -- including 36 Senators from both sides of the aisle, the Blue Dogs, and more than 60 business leaders,...

A Few Submissions to the Super Committee

The parade of submissions to the Super Committee has started. Over the next few months the Super Committee is likely to be inundated by fiscal plans...
Sep 15, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

36 Senators Call for Super Committee to "Go Big"

Update: The Gang of 36 has grown to 45 --23 Republicans, 21 Democrats, and 1 Independent. See below for the full list of participating Senators....
Sep 14, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Blue Dogs Bark for Super Committee to “Think Bigger”

Today, members of the Blue Dog Coalition—a group of fiscally conservative Democrats—sent a letter to the Super Committee urging it to...
Sep 13, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Go Big Gaining Momentum

Yesterday, we released a letter signed by over 60 leading budget experts from various fields urging the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction...

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