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Tax reform is a first step

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George Washington, my home state’s namesake, knew something about fiscal policy — though he didn’t use that term.

Washington committed the United States to paying off all the debt acquired by way of the Revolutionary War. While our modern economy is more complicated, the notion of paying off debt before it overwhelms the country is an idea that shouldn’t be discarded.

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