The proposed settlement is heralded by some as a major victory, supposedly securing $100 million for the state to use for coastal restoration. In reality, the proposed settlement, if adopted, would yield nowhere near $100 million and divert much of the money it did raise to unrelated government spending. Two key flaws undermine the settlement’s...View Report
[Ryan's plan] reforms the currently-unsustainable Medicare and Medicaid programs, and targets the inflated costs which have distorted the market beyond recognition.
Democratic leaders are hounding the Ryan budget for its supposed severity and ideologically-driven agenda. Yet it is the most serious effort to curb record deficits and debts, by either party, in decades.