Testimony

In this testimony before the Joint Economic Committee, Donald Marron offers Congress four pieces of advice as it faces the looming debt limit. First, Congress must increase the debt limit; failing to do so will result in severe economic harm. Second, Congress should not wait until the last...

September 18, 2013
Donald Marron
Testimony

Today's federal budget policies are unsustainable. Three programs - Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid - constitute more than 40 percent of spending other than interest in a normal year and all are growing faster than the economy and tax revenues. At the same time, Congress has kept the...

February 15, 2010
Rudolph G. Penner
Testimony

Leonard Burman's testimony before the Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures House Ways and Means Committee on taxes and the federal budget.

March 23, 2010
Leonard E. Burman
Testimony

Rudolph Penner's testimony before the House Committee on the Budget on proposals for changing the budget process.

September 21, 2011
Rudolph G. Penner
Testimony

Donald Marron's testimony before the House Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures of the Committee on Ways and Means on evaluating tax extenders.

June 8, 2012
Donald Marron
Testimony

Eric Toder testified before the Senate Committee on Finance on how recently proposed incentives for small business may help economic recovery. These incentives are only a small component of broader policies to accelerate recovery from the deep recession we have experienced in the past two years...

February 24, 2010
Eric Toder
Testimony

Institute Fellow Gene Steuerle testifies on tax reform, its role in budget reform, deficits, income distribution issues, tax gaps, and budget expenditures. Real budget reform, he says, means lower taxes and better spending.

June 23, 2010
C. Eugene Steuerle
Testimony

Donald Marron's testimony before the Senate Committee on Finance on the individual tax system.

July 14, 2010
Donald Marron
Testimony

Leonard Burman's testimony before the Senate Committee on Finance on whether and how to extend the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts.

July 14, 2010
Leonard E. Burman
Testimony

Eugene Steuerle's testimony before the Senate Committee on the Budget on reforming the tax code.

February 2, 2011
C. Eugene Steuerle