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Maya MacGuineas: Rescission Fight About Much More than a Few Billion Dollars

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently wrote an ...

Did the U.S. Really Spend $7 Trillion on Middle Eastern Wars?

In a roundtable in Minnesota yesterday, President Donald Trump claimed "we have $7 trillion in the Middle East", a rephrasing of his previous claims...

Goldman Sachs Warns that the US Fiscal Outlook is “Not Good”

In a report released last month by Goldman Sachs, Chief Economist Jan Hatzius describes the U.S. fiscal outlook as “not good.” If left unchanged...

Appropriations Watch: FY 2019

Last Updated 6/19/2018 Congress began appropriations work for FY 2019 in April. The enactment of the 2018 Bipartisan Budget Act increased defense...

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Reacts to House Budget Resolution

For Immediate Release House Budget Committee Chairman Steve Womack (R-AR) introduced today a Chairman’s Mark of the Fiscal Year 2019 budget...

Options for the Pension Committee to Consider

As we recently explained, proposals from the Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Plans could include considerable costs. The Joint...

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