Defiant Boehner Will Ask Congress To Vote On “Plan B”

December 20, 2012 0

Washington D.C. Fears of a political stalemate and budget impasse over the looming “fiscal cliff” between Republicans and Democrats concerning key fiscal policy issues have renewed some jitters in the market.  Republican House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced on Wednesday that he would call for […]

Small Steps Made To Avoid The Fiscal Cliff

December 17, 2012 0

Over the week-end Republican House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) took an important step in “fiscal cliff” talks with the White House and inched towards the direction of President Obama’s initial proposal to increase tax rates on the wealthiest […]

New Counter-Proposals Offered Towards a Budget Compromise

December 12, 2012 0

 Washington D.C. After a closed door budget meeting on Sunday between President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) that produced little news, on Monday President Obama provided a counter-proposal to the House Republican budget proposal and Boehner […]

Fiscal Cliff Ahead: It’s Time To Get Serious

December 2, 2012 0

As Republican and Democratic lawmakers on Capitol Hill dig in their heels and scramble to work out a final compromise before the looming “fiscal cliff” at the end of December, Americans are left wondering  if their taxes will go up in 2013 […]

Creating A Fiscal Compromise That Works

November 9, 2012 0

After President Obama was elected to his first term as a U.S. President in 2008, he faced a plunging stock market, a shattered housing market, financial and auto sectors on the brink of collapse, and a Capitol Hill […]