Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

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Jan 21, 2021 | Other Spending

Near- and Long-Term Fiscal Challenges for the Biden Administration

For Immediate Release President Joe Biden takes office in the face of numerous economic and fiscal challenges. Although COVID-19 vaccine...
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Dec 21, 2020 | Other Spending

Lawmakers Should Enact Long-Delayed COVID Relief and Government Funding Deal

For Immediate Release Congressional leaders over the weekend reached a bipartisan agreement on legislation to fund the government through the rest...
Dec 17, 2020 | Other Spending

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Applauds Congressional Resolution Calling for Post-COVID Debt Plan

For Immediate Release A bipartisan group of House members – led by Reps. Jodey Arrington (R-TX) and. Scott Peters (D-CA) –have introduced a...
Dec 11, 2020 | Other Spending

Keep Waste Out of Year-End Spending Deal

For Immediate Release The House has passed and the Senate is set to vote on a one-week continuing resolution to extend government funding through...
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Dec 2, 2020 | Taxes

COVID Relief Should Not Include Tax Giveaways

For Immediate Release The Senate Majority Leader released a revised $550 billion COVID relief proposal yesterday afternoon. Like the Heroes Act...
Dec 1, 2020 | Budgets & Projections

Policymakers Must Not Ignore the Long-Term Debt Outlook

For Immediate Release Today, Larry Summers and Jason Furman released a new working paper, A Reconsideration of Fiscal Policy in the Era of Low...
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Nov 9, 2020 | Budgets & Projections

CBO Confirms Debt Exceeded 100% of GDP for FY 2020

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office today released an end-of-year summary report for fiscal year 2020, which confirms that...
Oct 21, 2020 | Budgets & Projections

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Commends Problem Solvers Caucus Budget Principles

The bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus has approved a set of principles for addressing the national debt once we have moved past the immediate health...
Oct 16, 2020 | Budgets & Projections

Treasury Shows Record Borrowing

The Department of Treasury released its final Monthly Treasury Statement for fiscal year 2020, showing deficits totaled a record $3.1 trillion and...
Oct 8, 2020 | Budgets & Projections

The National Debt is Now Larger than the Economy

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office published its September monthly budget review today, which estimates deficits totaled a record...

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