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Q & A with Dottie Rosenbaum: Understanding Food Insecurity in the U.S.

November 23, 2010

In this podcast, we’ll discuss the findings of the US Department of Agriculture’s report on food insecurity that was released last week. I’m Michelle Bazie and I’m joined by Dottie Rosenbaum, Senior Policy Analyst with the Center.

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November 19, 2010

This week on Off the Charts, we focused on the federal budget, state budgets, unemployment, food assistance, and Social Security.

Federal Debt Projections With & Without the Bush Tax Cuts

November 16, 2010

As Congress decides whether to extend the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts, we thought it might be useful to keep in mind what the federal debt would be with and without an unpaid-for extension.

Q & A with Jim Horney: Key Issues Facing Congress

November 16, 2010

In this podcast, we’ll discuss the key issues facing Congress during the lame duck session that began yesterday. I’m Michelle Bazie and I’m joined by Jim Horney, the Center’s director of Federal Fiscal Policy.

Greenstein Weighs in on Deficit Debate

November 15, 2010

Yesterday, Robert Greenstein weighed in on the New York Times’ “Room for Debate” forum, which features commentary from policy experts on a variety of pressing issues. Yesterday’s topic was “16 Ways to Cut the Deficit,” and his recommendation was to let the high-income tax cuts enacted during the Bush Administration expire on schedule, while extending all tax cuts for middle- and low-income households. Here’s the commentary:

In Case You Missed It...

November 13, 2010

This week on Off the Charts, we focused on jobs, the federal budget, and state budget and tax issues.

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November 5, 2010

This week on Off the Charts, we talked about the elections, jobs, and taxes.

Q & A with Jon Shure: State Ballot Initiatives Will Affect Public Services

November 2, 2010

In this podcast we will discuss how in some states people will vote today on ballot initiatives today that will significantly affect public services. I’m Shannon Spillane and I’m joined by the Deputy Director of the Center’s State Fiscal Project, Jon Shure.

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October 29, 2010

This week on Off the Charts, we blogged about health reform, unemployment, housing, state budgets, and the economy.

Q & A With Phil Oliff States Continue to Feel Recession’s Effects

October 26, 2010

In today's Q & A, we discuss how states are continuing to feel the recession’s impact with Policy Analyst Phil Oliff.

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