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Debt and Deficit

Budget deficits have declined sharply in recent years, down from about 10 percent of the U.S. economy in fiscal 2009, to a projected 3.2 percent in 2015.

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Open Community Forum this Friday

Nora Ranney |

Please mark your calendars and join us for an engaging discussion on the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead.

Balanced Budget Amendment: Three Reasons It’s A Colossally Bad Idea

Lindsay Koshgarian |

A balanced budget amendment was, is, and will remain a really, really bad idea.

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Recent Publications

Competing Visions 2016

Jasmine Tucker

National Priorities Project examines how new budget proposals stack up to Americans’ priorities.

The President's 2017 Budget Proposal in Pictures

Jasmine Tucker

The National Priorities Project breaks down President Obama’s $4.2 trillion budget proposal in a series of pictures.

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