Bipar­ti­san coali­tion of experts call for fis­cal com­mis­sion amid soar­ing nation­al debt

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(The Cen­ter Square) – A bipar­ti­san coali­tion of bud­get and finan­cial experts have joined togeth­er to raise the alarm about the soar­ing fed­er­al debt and call on Con­gress to do some­thing about it.
The group of experts sent a let­ter to House Speak­er Kevin McCarthy, R‑Calif., Minor­i­ty Leader Hakeem Jef­fries, D‑N.Y., Sen­ate Repub­li­can Leader Mitch McConnell, R‑Ky., and Sen­ate Major­i­ty Leader Chuck Schumer, D‑N.Y.
“We write to encour­age the estab­lish­ment of a bipar­ti­san fis­cal com­mis­sion to help address the nation’s many bud­getary and eco­nom­ic chal­lenges,” the open let­ter said. “Though the recent Fis­cal Respon­si­bil­i­ty Act improved the nation’s fis­cal out­look, the nation­al debt con­tin­ues to approach record lev­els, major trust funds remai …