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November 16, 2010 - Press Release
More than 70 percent of mid-term voters polled in a post-election survey say it is "very important" that Congress takes steps to reduce the national debt.
July 21, 2010 - Speech
As a nation, we have been over-spending, over-promising, and over-borrowing. Our panelists will go into the details of how this came to be, and what the implications are for the United States.
June 26, 2010 - Press Release
Thousands of Americans across 60 cities participated in a MacArthur-supported discussion on America’s fiscal future called AmericaSpeaks.
June 10, 2010 - Publication
Policy and opinion leaders in Washington, D.C., are concerned about the national debt but fear that politics will get in the way of finding solutions, according to a new survey by Public Agenda.
April 27, 2010 - Publication
Rudolph Penner, co-chair of the MacArthur-supported Committee on the Fiscal Future of the United States, which recently released a report on the nation's fiscal choices, testified before President Obama's bipartisan commission on reducing the ...
January 13, 2010 - Publication
A new joint report from the National Research Council and the National Academy of Public Administration offers U.S. leaders ways to address the nation's fiscal problems and confront its rapidly growing debt.
August 1, 2009 - Publication
Long before the current recession, rising deficits, an aging population, spiraling healthcare and entitlement costs, stagnant economic growth, and other issues were threatening America's long-term fiscal health.
March 9, 2009 - From The Field
Several MacArthur grantees and members of the Foundation-supported Committee on the Fiscal Future of the United States participated in the recent Fiscal Responsibility Summit convened by the Obama Administration. Those selected to participate included the Brookings ...
July 25, 2008 - Press Release
A committee of experts selected and staffed by the National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Public Administration will identify and assess a range of options for restoring America’s fiscal health.