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Gretchen Hamel on MONEY with Melissa Francis

February 15, 2013

Last week, the Democrats proposed a new plan to attempt to save us from the upcoming sequester, which ended up being dead on arrival. Gretchen Hamel, executive director of Public Notice, joins MONEY with Melissa Francis on Fox Business Network to discuss the pros and cons included in the plan, as well as the new proposal from Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles.

Lawmakers want to “Go Big”

January 19, 2012

The Go Big Coalition was recently spurred into action by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s call to end the “happy talk” on deficit reduction.

News in lead-up to Fiscal Commission's report

November 29, 2010

Attention budget watchers! After months of meetings, debate, speculation the Administration’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform (the “Fiscal Commission”) is due to release its official recommendations on Wednesday.

A rundown of “Fiscal Commission” co-chairmen’s plan

November 15, 2010

Last week, the “Fiscal Commission” co-chairs unexpectedly released a draft of their proposal to reel the nation back from the fiscal brink. The plan sparked an immediate reaction from politicians, special-interest groups, and pundits of all political stripes.

A rundown of "Fiscal Commission" co-chairmen's plan

November 15, 2010

Last week, the “Fiscal Commission” co-chairs unexpectedly released a draft of their proposal to reel the nation back from the fiscal brink. The plan sparked an immediate reaction from politicians, special-interest groups, and pundits of all political stripes.

Fiscal Commission co-chairs' plan elicits quick response

November 11, 2010

The co-chairmen of the President’s “Fiscal Commission” yesterday surprised many by releasing a more than 40-page, PowerPoint-style “Draft Document” proposal of spending, tax, and budget process reforms aimed at reducing medium- and long-term deficits and debt.