A new first of its kind website tracks can immediately compare key economic indicators for every state and let users track and compare dozens of economic trends over time. The website is the latest product of the Oakland-based nonprofit nonpartisan organization Next 10.
Nonpartisan summaries of the state ballot measures, plus comprehensive lists of supporters and opponents, can be found on a website from the Next 10 organization and government experts at UC Berkeley and UC San Diego.
Confused about one or more of the 11 state ballot measures in the Nov. 6 election?
Want to know which organizations and newspapers support and oppose each proposition?
In last night’s presidential debate, Republican challenger Mitt Romney offered his plan for reducing the $1.1 trillion deficit. He proposed lowering taxes in a way that would be revenue neutral and reducing federal spending. But he offered few specifics on how he would implement it, which is a common problem when politicians discuss deficit reduction. Romney didn’t outline deductions and loopholes he would eliminate to make his tax plan revenue neutral.
Everyone says the federal budget needs to be balanced, but could you make the cuts and raise the taxes? Here is your chance to find out. Sunday Morning (September 30th) Bill Jones and his guests talked about the Federal Budget Challenge on the Bill Jones Show. We want to share this with you. So take the challenge and share it with your friends.
The latest version of our budget game, the Federal Budget Challenge, has been online for only two weeks, yet has been played by over 5,000 people from almost half of the states in the nation. The Challenge lets players examine over 50 different policy choices, along with their budgetary impacts over 10 years, and decide for themselves whether and how they would reduce the nation’s budget deficits.