Tag Archives: Deficit

CBO Options for Reducing the Deficit, 2019-2028

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget: “Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its “Options for Reducing the Deficit, 2019-2028” report, featuring 121 policy options and their ten-year budgetary effects. The report updates the last set of budget options that … Continue reading

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Talk at University of Louisville Law Review Symposium on Deficit Reduction

This past Saturday (Oct. 22), during a lightning appearance in Louisville to participate in a conference on federal deficit reduction that was sponsored by the University of Louisville Law Review, I presented my paper, previously linked and available here, entitled … Continue reading

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Obama Administration Says Deficit Reduction Should Include Financial Crisis Responsibility Fee and End LIFO Accounting

The Obama Administration wants the deficit reduction legislation produced by the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction created by the Budget Control Act to include a Financial Crisis Responsibility Fee on the largest financial institutions to fully compensate taxpayers for … Continue reading

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President Vows to Veto Deficit Reduction Without Tax Increase

The President's plan counts on recouping a full half of the $3 trillion in tax increases The biggest story surrounding the President's new plan to cut the deficit is his threat to veto any plan that does not include tax … Continue reading

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Spain parties agree to amend constitution to limit national deficit

[JURIST] Spain’s major political parties, the Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE) and the Popular Party (PP) [official sites, in Spanish], reached an agreement on Friday to modify the country’s constitution with provisions [text, PDF] that will regulate the limits of the … Continue reading

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