Browsing articles tagged with "debt Archives - Coalition to Reduce Spending"

Coalition supports the FAST Generics Act

Today, we were thrilled to see the introduction of common-sense legislation that will take aim at an area long overdue for reform: Expensive prescription drugs and the regulations that enable monopolies and high prices. Representatives Peter Welch (D-VT) and David McKinley (R-WV) on Friday introduced the “Fair Access for Safe and Timely Generics Act of 2017,” […] Read More >>

Stossel Tomorrow Night!

Friends, Tomorrow evening, I will be a featured guest on the John Stossel Show on Fox Business Network. Click here to find the Fox Business Network in your area. Please tune in at 9:00 PM ET, as John and I discuss the prospects for reducing spending during the next four years, and how the CRS […] Read More >>

Federal spending is up 300% in the last 40 years

Former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker traveled across the country this fall to educate Americans about the true scope of government debt. His “$10 Million A Minute” tour through the Comeback America Initiative hit several states before the general election. Most of his discussion focuses on entitlement spending, that is Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. […] Read More >>

How can we reform Social Security?

The scholars at the Mercatus Center have some suggestions. They’ve issued a new white paper discussing the various qualities a successful reform of Social Security would have. According to recent data from the Congressional Budget Office, Social Security (along with Medicare and Medicaid) spending will account for half of the federal budget by 2036. That’s […] Read More >>