National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and R
The National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform is a bipartisan panel created by President Barack Obama through an executive order on February 18, 2010 to identify policies that will address the problem of growing U.S. budget deficits. Its recommendations, due by December 1, 2010, are meant to address medium term and long term concerns. The commission is led by a pair of Obama appointees. U.S. Senate and House of Representative leaders have also been given the opportunity to participants in the 18 member panel.