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May 21, 2019

Washington Should Reject a Budget-Busting Cap Deal

For Immediate Release Congressional leaders and Administration officials are negotiating an agreement to raise the discretionary spending caps while...
May 21, 2019 | Other Spending

Deficit-Financed Infrastructure Spending Could Harm Economy

For Immediate Release President Trump and Congressional Democrats are meeting this week to discuss how to pay for as much as $2 trillion of new...
May 14, 2019

Statement on the Passing of Alice Rivlin

For Immediate Release The following is a statement from the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget on the passing of Alice Rivlin: We were just...
May 9, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

CBO Finds Rising Debt in the President’s Budget

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its analysis of the President’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget Thursday showing the...
May 2, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

CBO Report Shows Debt Headed Toward Uncharted Waters

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released updates to its budget projections this afternoon. Under current law, CBO...
Apr 22, 2019 | Social Security

Social Security Only 16 Years From Insolvency

The Social Security and Medicare Trustees released their annual reports today, showing the Medicare Part A trust fund will be insolvent in seven...
Apr 2, 2019 | Taxes

Policymakers Should Not Add Trillions to the Debt through New Cap Deal

For Immediate Release: House Budget Committee Chairman John Yarmuth (D-KY) released details of a plan Tuesday to forgo consideration of a budget...
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Mar 22, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

Senate Budget Plan Includes Realistic Deficit Reduction

For Immediate Release: Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY) introduced today a Chairman’s Mark of the Fiscal Year 2020 budget...
Mar 11, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

President’s Budget Would Add More than $10 Trillion to the Debt

For Immediate Release: President Donald Trump released a portion of his fiscal year 2020 budget Monday, which proposes a number of tax and spending...
Mar 6, 2019

Proposed Abuse of War Spending Account Is an Egregious Gimmick

Acting Office of Management and Budget Director Russ Vought recently suggested that the President‘s budget will evade next year’s...

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