Facts

State Fact Sheets for January

February 7, 2014

Get the latest on your state’s unemployment rate, economic condition, budget deficit and more with our State Fact Sheets. The most up to date fiscal and economic data for all 50 states in one place.

CBO Budget and Economic Outlook for 2014-2024

February 4, 2014

This morning the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its updated budget outlook for fiscal years 2014-2024. This report includes new projections on the country’s deficits as well as updated estimates of the effects of the president’s new healthcare law.

The 2014 Farm Bill

January 29, 2014

After a long battle, the farm bill conference report was released Monday and passed in the House on Wednesday by a vote of 251-166. The farm bill conference committee began negotiations in October 2013 after the House and Senate passed two separate and conflicting versions of a farm bill.

By The Numbers Breakdown: January Edition

January 17, 2014

The numbers say it all: Washington has spent its way into a fiscal crisis. This unsustainable habit will have consquences on future generations unless Congress can work together and enact lasting change.

Washington: Stop Toying With Broken Promises

January 15, 2014

Just weeks after Christmas, the new toys and gadgets we received can start to lose their luster. Likewise, Washington starts each year with fresh promises of fiscal responsibility and accountability that quickly fade.