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Paul Hansen

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: 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: 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…

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