Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

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Sep 29, 2020 | Other Spending

Presidential Candidates Ought to Share Their Plans for the Debt

For Immediate Release The first of three presidential debates will take place tonight, with much of the focus on near-term issues such as the COVID-...
Sep 21, 2020 | Budgets & Projections

The Long-Term Debt Outlook is Unsustainable

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its Long-Term Budget Outlook today, which warns that our current high levels of...
Sep 15, 2020 | Budget Process

Congress Must Reach Quick, Reasonable Funding Deal

For Immediate Release With government funding set to expire at the end of this month, lawmakers are negotiating to avert a potential shutdown in the...
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Sep 8, 2020 | Budgets & Projections

CBO Reports $198 Billion Deficit for August, Pushing FY 2020 Total to $3 Trillion

For Immediate Release The United States' budget deficit for the month of August was $198 billion, according to the Congressional Budget Office. The...
Congress
Sep 1, 2020 | Budgets & Projections

CBO’s Post-COVID Budget Baseline Reveals Magnitude of Future Fiscal Challenge

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its first post-COVID Budget and Economic Outlook for the next decade...
Aug 26, 2020 | Other Spending

Transparency is an Essential Part of COVID Money Oversight

For Immediate Release The Pandemic Response Accountability Committee, a group of federal inspectors general charged with overseeing the use of COVID...
Social Security
Aug 14, 2020 | Social Security

Social Security Turned 85 – We Must Secure Its Future

For Immediate Release Today marks the 85th anniversary of the Social Security program, America’s largest and most successful income support program...
Aug 12, 2020 | Budgets & Projections

Treasury Reports $63 Billion Deficit for July, Pushing FY 2020 Total to $2.8 Trillion

For Immediate Release   The United States budget deficit for the month of July was $63 billion, according to the Monthly Treasury Statement...
Jul 28, 2020 | Other Spending

Committee President Maya MacGuineas Testifies on Oversight of COVID-19 Fiscal Relief

For Immediate Release Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas will testify today, July 28, before the Senate Homeland...
Jul 27, 2020 | Other Spending

COVID-19 Relief Should Target Economic and Public Health Needs

For Immediate Release With the Senate unveiling plans for a new COVID-19 relief bill, lawmakers in the coming days and weeks will negotiate a new...

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