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A look at various federal budget proposals

Here’s a comparison of various federal budget proposals circulating in Washington these days. For fiscal 2014, which begins on Oct. 1 of this year, the law in place (with another sequester) requires an across-the-board cut of $109 billion, with half … Continue reading

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No budget, no pay – a grassroots success story

You might have heard that last week, Congress, as part of its bill to suspend the debt ceiling for three months, included a provision called “No Budget, No Pay.” The idea is that, if Congress fails to pass a budget … Continue reading

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Here’s your chance to see how you’d solve the U.S. debt problem

(Originally published July 6, 2011) If you want to understand more about the choices that have to be made to restore fiscal responsibility at the federal level, play the Stabilize the Debt simulation game offered online by The Committee for … Continue reading

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