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Podcast: Long Term Deficit Projections Highlight Need for Action

December 16, 2008

This podcast discusses a report that provides updated long-term federal budget projections. The report describes the factors driving the big increases in deficits and debt projected for the next several decades, such as rapidly rising health care costs and revenues that are inadequate to cover even current expenditures.

This podcast features the Center's Executive Director Robert Greenstein and Senior Fellow Richard Kogan, widely recognized as one of Washington's top budget experts.

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