One indicator of smart fiscal practices is maintaining balance between spending and revenues. Occasionally deficits may be necessary.
Travel should be safe, including during declared public health crises.
Federal, state, and local policymakers should plan for and mitigate potential natural hazards.
Federal, state, and local governments should engage in post-disaster recovery efforts that reach all populations, including older adults, people with disabilities, and their
Government budgets reflect the priorities of policymakers.