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Guest opinion: Congress must reform tax, benefit laws to reduce nation's long-term debt

Finally, Congress has completed its budget process without another government shutdown and raised the nation’s debt ceiling without seriously threatening default.

February 27, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: House-Senate budget conference cannot fail

Budgetary gridlock in Washington has led to one crisis after another. It has weakened America’s economy, disgusted the public and damaged our international standing.

November 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Congress must compromise on budget, debt reduction

Those of us who work full time encouraging America to live within our means see a sharp contrast between many elected officials in Washington and the rest of America.

September 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Simpson, Bowles plan makes sense for America

With the federal debt rapidly rising and elected officials repeatedly locked in partisan budget battles, Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson have once again presented the country with a more responsible path.

March 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Americans get fiscal solution; Congress doesn't

When faced with the numbers, most Americans know what needs to be done to stabilize the nation’s debt and they are willing to take on the shared sacrifice necessary. The protracted debate in Washington on whether we need more revenue or less spending is lost on most of us. We know we need both.

December 22, 2012 12:05 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Ask candidates how they would reduce U.S. deficit

With the federal government running annual deficits in excess of $1 trillion, voters must demand realistic solutions from the candidates. However we choose to do it, we need to balance spending and revenue.

June 30, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Ordinary citizens can agree on solving US deficit challenges

Within the space of just a few days, the national debt has topped $15 trillion — about $133,000 per taxpayer — and the congressional super committee failed in its effort to lower annual deficits and reduce the growth of the national debt.

November 26, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Wyoming conservationist new Rockies director

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A conservationist from Wyoming is the new Rocky Mountain regional director for the Concord Coalition.

November 09, 2011 8:20 amLoading…

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