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Blog | May 2018

Welcome to our blog – The Bottom Line, where you’ll find up-to-date commentary and analysis on the most important news in the fiscal world. Below is a list of our blog posts.
May 7, 2018 | Other Spending

Multiemployer Pensions: The Next Source of Budget-Busting Legislation?

The newly-created Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Plans is tasked with crafting legislation to improve the finances of the nation...
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May 4, 2018 | Budgets & Projections

Mandatory Spending Makes Up the Bulk of Spending Growth

Over four-fifths of the growth in nominal spending over the next decade is driven by Social Security, federal health programs, and interest on the...

Rescissions, How Do They Work?

Recent press reports have indicated that the Trump Administration is looking to use a process known as rescission to cut spending from the recent...
Judd Gregg
May 1, 2018 | Budget Process

Judd Gregg: Fixing the unfixable — the federal budget

Judd Gregg, a former Republican senator from New Hampshire, served as chairman of the Senate Budget Committee from 2005 to 2007 and ranking...

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