The Inaugural Fi$cy Awards

January 5, 2011 | The Newseum, Washington, D.C.

US CapitolFaced with a national debt of $13.8 trillion and a $1.3 trillion deficit, America needs to get its fiscal house in order. Elected officials need to begin to act with discipline and embrace the idea of fiscal responsibility, and avoid compromising the standard of living for future generations.

The inaugural Fiscy Awards are being organized by Passport Capital LLC. The Comeback America Initiative, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and the Concord Coalition will serve as the Awards Committee. The Fiscy Awards will honor three elected officials who are often leading the way in promoting fiscal responsibility and government accountability.The non-partisan Fiscy Awards will honor two officials at the federal level and one at the state or local level.


The 2011 Fiscy Award Recipients:

  • Sen. Kent Conrad (D-ND), Senate Budget Committee Chairman, 112th Congress

  • Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), House Budget Committee Chairman, 112th Congress

  • Gov. Mitch Daniels (R-IN), 49th Governor of Indiana

News Stories

The Associated Press, By Deanna Martin U.S. Sen. Dan Coats said Indiana has become a fiscal model...
Howey Politics Indiana. By Mark Schoeff Jr. Gov. Mitch Daniels came to Washington on Wednesday to...
The Hill, By Erik Wasson The new House Budget Committee chairman, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), gave a...
Politico, By Ben White  SPOTTED LAST NIGHT - A Morning Money spy at the "Fiscy" awards dinner...
CNN Money, Watch Here:  http://money.cnn.com/video/news/2011/01/06/...
National Journal N2K budget memo APOCALYPTIC PLEASANTRIES. After the pomp and circumstance of the...
Real Clear Politics, By Erin McPike In Washington D.C. on Wednesday to collect a new award for...
InForum Senate Budget Committee Chairman and North Dakota Democrat Kent Conrad will be honored with...
Politico's Morning Money, By Ben White HAPPENING TONIGHT - The first-annual "Fiscy Awards" for...
Flickertales from the Hill, By Kristen M. Daum FARGO – Senate Budget Committee Chairman and North...

Press Releases

Roll Call, Opinion Editorial By David M. Walker, Founder, President and CEO of the Comeback America...
For Immediate Release Awards Committee Comprised of the Heads of the Comeback America Initiative,...
For Immediate Release Awards Committee Comprised of Comeback America Initiative, Committee for a...