The Republican-controlled Congress took aim this week at states that are creating retirement saving programs for workers who do not already have 401(k)s through their jobs.
Now that Steven Mnuchin has been confirmed as Treasury secretary, his top priority will have nothing to do with tax reform.
With the economy showing positive signs on employment, now is the right time to phase in commonsense deficit reduction policies.
The federal budget deficit for FY 2016 rose over the previous year, showing that the recent trend of annual declines in deficits has ended.
Several provisions in the proposed Retirement Enhancement and Savings Act of 2016 align with the goals and recommendations of a recent BPC report.