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  • HBC Hearing: “Perspectives on Long-Term Deficits”
    Posted in Speeches and Statements on January 21, 2010 | Preview rr

    First, I want to applaud Chairman Spratt for choosing to begin this year’s budget season by focusing on our nation’s deficit and debt. Now, many of us here have warned for years about the unsustainable trajectory of Federal spending growth – particularly that of our largest entitlements – and what it means for America’s economic and fiscal future. For a long time, these warnings seemed to fall on deaf ears. But there is reason to think that might be changing. Americans from all corners of our na... Read more