Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

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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...
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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...
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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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Jul 23, 2020 | Social Security

Senate Proposal Would Address Trust Fund Insolvency Accelerated by COVID Recession

For Immediate Release The next COVID relief bill could incorporate the bipartisan TRUST Act, a bill which would establish bipartisan bicameral...

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