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Balancing the Budget Would Take $7 Trillion to $10 Trillion in Savings

The worsening budget outlook means that meeting certain fiscal goals is now much more difficult than it was previously. We estimate that balancing...

Letter to Members of Congress on Statutory Budget Deadline

The statutory deadline for a budget is April 15 and no budget is in sight. Instead, members of the House of Representatives are voting on a balanced...

Factchecking the Senate Budget Committee Hearing with CBO

At least two claims in Wednesday's Senate Budget Committee hearing with Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Director Keith Hall merit fact checking....

Missing from Balanced Budget Amendment Debate: A Budget

For Immediate Release The House of Representatives will vote on a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution on Thursday. The following is a...

New From CBO: Trillion-Dollar Deficits Will Return In Two Years

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) just released its latest baseline projections – the first since last June and the first to incorporate the...

Baseline 101: Anticipating CBO's Updated Budget Outlook

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) will release its 2018 Budget and Economic Outlook on April 9, which is likely to project sustained trillion-...

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