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Treasury Debt Limit Statement in Line with BPC Analysis

Economy / Press Release November 1, 2017

The Treasury Department’s latest statement on the debt limit is in line with the Bipartisan Policy Center’s analysis.

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Trump shows bipartisanship, but deal punts tough budget decisions

Economy / Press Release September 8, 2017

The short-term budget deal passed by Congress today was a positive sign that bipartisanship is possible between President Trump and Democratic leaders.

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Harvey Raises Stakes on Debt Limit Debate

Shai Akabas, Tim Shaw, Jack Rametta / Blog September 5, 2017

Hurricane Harvey relief spending will have minimal effect on BPC’s “X Date” range, but the urgent need for funds raises the stakes for policymakers to come to a deal to extend the debt limit.

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BPC’s Shai Akabas explains the debt ceiling in plain English

Economy / News September 5, 2017

BPC’s Shai Akabas discusses the debt ceiling and the dangers of not raising it.

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How Debt Limit Could Impact U.S. Government Payments

Economy / Press Release August 24, 2017

New analysis on the debt limit and the options that Treasury faces if policymakers take no action and the government is unable to fully pay its bills.

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2017 Debt Limit Analysis

Economy / Research August 24, 2017

Policymakers would need to act in advance of October if they intend to ensure that all obligations of the U.S. government are paid in full and on time.

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Cost of Approaching Debt Limit “X Date”

Tim Shaw, Jack Rametta, Shai Akabas / Blog August 11, 2017

As the debt limit “X Date” approaches, lost in the mix are warning signs that appear ahead of time, which carry costs for American taxpayers.

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Costs of Nearing the Debt Limit “X Date” Emerging

Economy / Press Release August 3, 2017

The Bipartisan Policy Center projects that “X Date” will be reached sometime in early to mid-October.

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Debt Limit: Myths vs. Facts

Economy / Page August 3, 2017

The Bipartisan Policy Center explores some common questions and misconceptions about the Federal Debt Limit.

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Debt Limit Analysis

Economy / Page August 2, 2017

Everything you need to know about the debt limit plus the latest projections on the “X-Date” from our economic policy team.

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