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WATCH: Leon Panetta Testifies Before Budget Process Committee

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget co-chair Leon Panetta testifies before the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process...

Does CBO "Expect the TCJA to Significantly Boost" the Economy in 2018?

UPDATE: The FRBSF paper has been corrected to remove the erroneous claim that CBO’s growth estimates are well in excess of theirs. The below fact...

Budget Process Changes in the FY 2019 House Budget

The Fiscal Year 2019 House budget resolution contains a number of interesting budget process proposals. The budget passed out of committee last month...

By 2048, Only 6% of the Budget Will Go to Children

The Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) recent long-term budget outlook not only forecasts rapidly rising levels of debt but also suggests...

CBO Projects Social Security Will Run Out of Funds in 13 Years

As we've warned many times before, Social Security is rapidly headed toward insolvency. Recent projections from CBO's Long-Term Budget Outlook...

Health Care Spending in the Long-Term Outlook

The Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) long-term outlook shows debt reaching an all-time record as a share of GDP by 2034 and nearly doubling as a...

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