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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.

Blog Posts

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

Tax Day 2018

Lindsay Koshgarian

Tax Day is April 17, 2017. Want to know what your taxes pay for, and who pays what?

Competing Visions 2016

Jasmine Tucker

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

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