The federal government spent $3.2 million dollars on ads promoting Obamacare in Oregon. The Daily Caller reports that the television advertisements promoting Cover Oregon, the state’s health insurance marketplace, don’t even mention the marketplace.
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) today released a report warning that the federal deficit’s short-term shrinkage doesn’t mean we’re in the clear for avoiding long-term fiscal problems.
Gretchen Hamel, executive director of Public Notice, joins Cavuto on Fox Business Network to discuss how, even though the CBO recently revealed good news regarding the deficit, we still have a lot more work to do to fix our economy.
If you’ve been paying attention to the headlines coming out of Washington, you probably saw reports that the sequester is costing Americans more than one million jobs. As usual, the headlines aren’t telling the whole story. In fact, the reality is the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) is saying the same thing they’ve been saying for months, which is; the only thing worse than having the sequester is reversing the sequester.
So a bunch of politicians are scratching their heads while deciding what to do about the debt ceiling. It seems as though they have “differing projections” of how bad our budget problems are. It’s odd that after all the dire warnings about the consequences of the debt, there could still be anything other than a consensus.
Many in Washington are pointing to the latest Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report to suggest the deficit problem is “pretty much solved” for the next 10 years. But did the CBO really say that? Not quite.
The National Transportation Safety Board wants to lower the drunk driving limit. Bloomberg has the story.
The Congressional Budget Office announced Tuesday that it now expects the federal budget deficit for fiscal year 2013 to be $642 billion, about $200 billion less than was previously estimated. While the reduction is good news, $642 billion is still a lot of money…
While some economists see deficit emphasis as an impeding recovery, the Congressional Budget Office says the only thing worse for the economy would be no deficit emphasis.
“We don’t have an immediate crisis in terms of debt,” President Barack Obama said today, during a discussion of the federal deficit and budget talks with Congress in an interview aired by ABC News’ “Good Morning America.”’ “In fact, for the next ten years, it’s gonna be in a sustainable place.”