Browsing articles by "Jake Grant, Author at Coalition to Reduce Spending"

The 75-Year Budget Outlook is Grim

Our friends over at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget (CRFB) released a new paper last week examining the budget 75-years down the line. In The 75-Year Budget Outlook they found some troubling statistics, but nothing completely surprising. They summarize that: Under current law, debt will double from 78 percent of GDP today to 160 percent […] Read More >>

Budget Deficit Increased Over $100 Billion This Year

Late last week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released their Monthly Budget Review for September 2018. They detailed the fiscal situation the federal government is currently in. They summarize: “The federal budget deficit was $782 billion in fiscal year 2018, the Congressional Budget Office estimates, $116 billion more than the shortfall recorded in fiscal year […] Read More >>

Mark Callahan is Committed to Stopping the Growth of Government in Washington

Mark Callahan is running for Congress in Oregon’s 5th Congressional district. He recently won the Republican primary and will go on to challenge the incumbent, Congressman Kurt Schrader, in November. Yesterday after signing the pledge, he spoke on the issue of federal debt: “I feel that the federal government should live within its means.  As […] Read More >>

Jake Grant in National Interest: More Spending Doesn’t Equal More Safety

Writing today for The National Interest, I make the case that more money for the Pentagon does not necessarily mean increased safety. Guide for a Strong America is also referenced throughout the article. On August 13, President Trump traveled to Fort Drum, a U.S. military base in upstate New York to sign the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). […] Read More >>