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Debt Could Be 20 Percent of GDP Higher than President's Budget Claims

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) typically publishes its own estimate of the President's budget about a month after the budget's initial release...

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Five Ways the Budget Process Has Failed

Today is the deadline for Congressional leaders to announce the Members of Congress serving on the Joint Select Committee on Budget and...

CRFB Statement on Joint Select Committee Members

For Immediate Release House leaders named several members Friday to the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform, a...

Does the President's Budget Slash Social Security and Medicare?

Several lawmakers have claimed that President Trump's latest budget would "slash," "gut," and "devastate" Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. It...

A Short Primer on the Congressional Budget Office

With the House and Senate recently undergoing oversight hearings of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), it's helpful to remember what CBO is and...

An Overview of the President's FY 2019 Budget

Moments ago, President Trump released his Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget proposals, outlining his tax and spending proposals for the next decade. We...

President's Budget Doesn't Meet the Fiscal Realities

For Immediate Release President Trump released his Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget on Monday. The following is a statement from Maya MacGuineas,...

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