Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

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Jun 25, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

The Long-Term Debt is Out of Control

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its Long-Term Budget Outlook Tuesday, which warns that today’s high...
Jun 19, 2019 | Taxes

Tax Extenders Package Could Add Half a Trillion Dollars to the Debt

The House Ways and Means Committee is scheduled to mark up legislation to revive special interest tax breaks known as “tax extenders” this week...
Jun 11, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

House Should Pass Budget Plan Before Spending More

For Immediate Release The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote this week on “minibus” appropriations legislation combining five...
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May 24, 2019 | Other Spending

Disaster Bill Should Be Paid For

The Senate has passed, and the House of Representatives will soon consider, an emergency spending bill for disaster relief.  The following is a...
May 23, 2019

Alexander-Murray Health Savings Bill Deserves Praise

Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA), the respective chair and ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education,...
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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...