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New CBO Budget Projections Show Toll of Budget-Busting Legislation

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) just released its latest baseline, projecting high and rising debt made worse by recent legislation. CBO...

Budget Deal Made Bad Situation Worse

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office released a new update Wednesday to its Budget and Economic Outlook: 2019 to 2029, ...

How Much Would a Payroll Tax Holiday Cost?

Update 8/20/19: While speaking in the Oval Office, President Trump confirmed that a payroll tax cut and indexing capital gains were under discussion...

Where Does the Budget Stand Compared to Historical Averages?

Recently, there has been a lot of discussion over whether the country has a revenue problem or a spending problem. While there is no way to...

Appropriations Watch: FY 2020

Updated 8/15/2019: Press reports indicated the Senate would not proceed with appropriations bills until lawmakers reached a deal with the White House...

Letter to Finance Committee: Thank You For Working to Reduce Health Costs

Below is a letter sent today from Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas to leaders of the Senate Finance...

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