How will Congress deal with approaching debt‑ceiling deadlines?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on September 14, 2021

Dr. Perryman analyzes historical solutions to this potential problem for the US government. 

How effective is the proposed infrastructure bill likely to be?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on August 02, 2021

Dr. Perryman analyzes the bipartisan proposal and what aspects of the country it will primarily benefit. 

What is included in the infrastructure bill?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on June 28, 2021

Dr. Perryman explains what is included in the proposition and what its impact will be. 

What are the pros and cons of the latest stimulus bill?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on March 02, 2021

Dr. Perryman describes the importance of the package in keeping the current economic structure in place. 

How effective is the latest federal stimulus bill?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 22, 2020

Dr. Perryman describes some potential issues with the bill that Congress recently passed. 

Why is a US budget deal so important to the world economy?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on July 23, 2019

President Trump and congressional leaders say they have hammered out a budget deal, pending House and Senate approval. Dr. Perryman says it's better than no deal.

How should Congressional leaders proceed in their endeavor to pass healthcare reform, and why should the current ideas be edited?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on August 16, 2017

Congressional leaders in the White House still haven't given up on passing some kind of healthcare reform this year. How should they proceed? Dr. Perryman has some ideas.

What should Congress be focusing on during budget planning?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 03, 2017

Congress has reached an accord that is going to keep the government in money until at least the end of September, but Dr. Perryman asks if this is any way to run a trillion dollar enterprise.

Imperfect, Yet Essential
Column Published in syndication March 17, 2021

The latest stimulus comes with a price tag of $1.9 trillion, adding to the $4 trillion authorized last year. The final bill is a "mixed bag," with numerous provisions crucial to sustaining the recovery but others less essential. Such is inevitably the case when anything of significance grinds its way through the Congressional sausage-maker. Make no mistake, however, a substantial package was indeed necessary.