April 20, 2014

Hospice of Saint John Is a Casualty of Gridlock

July 10, 2013
The Denver Post

Excerpt

So has the debt problem disappeared? Hardly. Although "annual appropriations, including defense, have been capped," notes Robert Bixby of The Concord Coalition, "mandatory spending (entitlements) and interest on the debt continue to grow on autopilot, driven mostly by population aging and its concomitant steadily growing number of beneficiaries. Revenues are growing too, but not by enough to keep up with projected spending."