Romina Boccia

It’s Time For the Government to Stop Favoring Senior Citizens

ROMINA BOCCIA, HERITAGE FOUNDATION If budgets are about priorities, the U.S. Congress favors the elderly. About two-thirds of federal spending goes to transfer payments, and...

The Federal Budget in 2013: Dysfunction Revisited

ROMINA BOCCIA AND MICHAEL SARGENT, HERITAGE FOUNDATION The federal fiscal year begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The budget process calls for...

3 Things You Need to Know About the Congressional Budget Deal

ROMINA BOCIA, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Many had high hopes that the first budget conference in four years would make a substantial down payment toward fixing the...

How the U.S.’ High Debt Will Weaken the Economy & Hurt Americans

ROMINA BOCCIA, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract America is on a dangerous budget path. Current spending and debt are dangerously high, and future spending and debt are on...