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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...

CBO: Debt Remains Unsustainable With r < g

The national debt is rising at an unsustainable pace. A factor that helps is interest rates currently being lower than the economic growth rate...

Judd Gregg: And the threat is...

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

Maya MacGuineas: Federal Disaster Funding Doesn't Have To Be An Emergency

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...

Tim Penny & David Minge: Our Trillion-Dollar Problem Deserves Bipartisan Attention

Tim Penny is co-chair and David Minge is a board member at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. Both are former Representatives from the...

IMF: U.S. Continues to Stand Out with Growing Debt

The United States ranks number one among advanced economies in expected increase of debt as a percentage of Gross Domestic...

CBO's Analysis of the President's FY 2020 Budget

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its estimate of the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 budget using its own assumptions to evaluate the...

CBO Releases Its Own Estimate of the President's FY 2020 Budget

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has released its estimate of the President's FY 2020 budget. CBO finds that debt in the budget would be on an...

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...