October 25, 2014

Budget Proposal Avoids Making Tough Choices

February 21, 2011
Congressional Quarterly

Excerpt

“While there are positive aspects to this budget, dealing with the nation’s unsustainable structural deficit is not one of them,” says Robert L. Bixby, executive director of the Concord Coalition. Bixby expressed disappointment that the plan incorporated few of the recommendations from the fiscal commission. “The president has not rejected these proposals, thus leaving them on the table for future consideration, but his budget does not move the ball forward on many of them.”