Topic: Erskine Bowles
Jacob Lew responded Thursday to a report that some senators are working on legislation that would trigger tax hikes and spending cuts if Congress fails to live within spending targets.
02/17/2011 03:41 pm
The coming debate over spending cuts has nothing to do with reviving the economy.
02/14/2011 03:09 pm
Washington may have glommed onto the phrase 'adult conversation' to spice up the debate on fiscal reform.
12/21/2010 03:19 pm
Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and the Concord Coalition's Bob Bixby comment on the impact of the Bowles-Simpson deficit reduction proposal.
12/06/2010 01:21 pm
Americans appear to back the intent of the bipartisan commission report – cutting the deficit – but it is less clear whether they approve of the panel's dramatic solutions.
12/04/2010 05:47 pm
At a Dec. 2 Monitor breakfast, soon to be House Budget Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R) of Wisconsin discussed what he likes in the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform's final report, but why he planned to vote against it.
12/03/2010 05:28 pm
A 60 percent majority on Obama's bipartisan deficit commission say they approved the co-chairs' recommendations, not enough to force a vote in Congress. Will their work have an impact?
12/03/2010 02:40 pm
Erskine Bowles is co-chairman of the presidential deficit commission, which votes Friday on US fiscal plan. As president of the University of North Carolina system, he's no stranger to budget-cutting. He's had to trim more than $550 million and 1,000 jobs.
12/03/2010 08:54 am
The mortgage interest tax deduction is cherished by many Americans as the path to homeownership. But the co-chairmen of the US debt panel say it should be rolled back.
12/02/2010 09:02 pm
Without 14 votes in favor, the deficit commission draft plan won't be formally recommended to Congress. That will mean considering pieces of it, or other ideas, to reduce the deficit.
12/02/2010 04:06 pm