Older adults are major contributors to the U.S. economy through consumer spending. It is important that this spending take place in a safe and fair marketplace.
Access to affordable and reliable telecommunications, energy, water, and sewer services is crucial to health and economic well-being.
Consumer spending is responsible for more than two-thirds of U.S. economic output. Older adults are responsible for a disproportionate share of consumer spending.
Government budgets reflect the priorities of policymakers. They specify what programs and activities the government will support and how to raise the money needed to fund them.
Taxes play an essential role in the functioning of modern society. Their primary goal is to fund government operations. But their role goes well beyond that.