Christopher Towner: Cut debt and tax carbon to help bring down inflation

Chris Towner is research director at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. He recently wrote an opinion piece for Madison News, an excerpt of which is below.

Inflation is at a 45-year high, the national debt is nearing its record level as a share of the economy, and little progress has been made in combatting climate change.

Americans are frustrated – particularly younger Americans. Congress and the president should help slow inflation, lower the debt and fight climate change by putting in place a reconciliation package that reduces both deficits and carbon emissions.

Read the entire piece here

Published works by members or staff of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget do not necessarily reflect the views of all members or staff of the Committee.