Economic Program | Policy Memo

Growth, Not Greece: A Growth-Focused Deficit Reduction Agenda

by David Kendall and Jim Kessler

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The federal deficit has become a Rorschach test for ideology. Both progressives and conservatives have defined the root causes of the deficit in ways that comport to their well-worn positions. But ideology won’t solve the problem. Instead, it will require practical policies that can give the nation the vibrant economic growth, middle class living standards, and secure safety net for the aged and vulnerable that we have come to expect.

For more information on the additional proposals to reduce the deficit and pave the way for future prosperity:

CLICK HERE: Reforming Federal Pensions

CLICK HERE: Earmark Reduction Savings Account

CLICK HERE: Biennial Budgeting: Better Value for Taxpayers

CLICK HERE: A Taxpayer Receipt