October 2, 2014

Albany 'Congress' Finds Budgeting a Tough Chore

June 21, 2011
Albany Herald

Excerpt

Phil Smith, the Coalition’s Southern regional director, called the evening a “congressional exercise.”

“This is an interactive exercise in congressional budgetary matters,” Smith said. “If we continue on our current path and do nothing, in the next 10 years we will add more than $11 trillion to our national debt. This exercise is meant to illustrate the difficult task Congress has in lowering our debt, which now stands at $14.6 trillion.”