Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Summary: The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is one of the nation's premier policy organizations working at the federal and state levels on fiscal policy and public programs that affect low- and moderate-income families and individuals. The Center's podcasts feature policy experts who provide updates and background on key issues in the news. Additional audio and video can be found at http://www.cbpp.org/multimedia
Paul Van de Water, Senior Fellow, discusses how Chairman Paul Ryan's budget plan would affect Medicare.
Erica Williams, Policy Analyst with the Center's State Fiscal Project discusses how proposed budgets put forth by many governors would greatly harm their states residents.
Edwin Park, Vice President for Health Policy, discusses how Medicaid block grant proposals would harm seniors, children, and people with disabilities, as well as states.
Liz McNichol, Senior Fellow with the Center's State Fiscal Project discusses the facts about state and local workers: who they are, what they do, and how their pay compares to their private sector counterparts.
Stacy Dean, Vice President for Food Assistance Policy, and Dottie Rosenbaum, Senior Analyst, discuss the Work Support Strategies Initiative and their report on improving the delivery of key services to needy families.
The jobs report for February is discussed by Chief Economist, Chad Stone.
Nick Johnson, Vice President for State Fiscal Policy discusses the budget situation in Wisconsin.
James Horney, the Center's Vice President for Federal Fiscal Policy, discusses the President's budget proposal for fiscal year 2012.
Erica Williams, policy analyst with the Center's State Fiscal Project, discusses troubling trends in governors' new budget proposals.
The jobs report for January is discussed by Chief Economist, Chad Stone.
Chad Stone, the Center's Chief Economist, discusses what the Commerce Department's new report on gross domestic product means for the economy and job creation.
Senior advisor Iris Lav discusses misconceptions concerning bond debt, pensions and other challenges facing states.
Senior Fellow Paul Van de Water discusses myths about health reform's impact on jobs and the deficit.
Jim Horney, the Center's Director of Federal Fiscal Policy, discusses the new budget rules in the U.S. House of Representatives.
The jobs report for December is discussed by Chief Economist, Chad Stone.