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Nov 15, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

New Senate Tax Bill Hides Over $500 Billion of Gimmicks

The new Senate Finance Chairman's mark of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) would cost $1.41 trillion and significantly worsen our already...
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A Dangerous Effort to Undermine the Work of the Congressional Budget Office

For Immediate Release When the House of Representatives considers the so-called appropriations “minibus” for fiscal year 2018, which includes...
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Is CBO's Math on the BCRA Wrong Because It Uses Faulty Numbers?

The White House tweeted out a video Wednesday saying "the Congressional Budget Office's [CBO] math doesn't add up" because they use "faulty numbers...
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Maya MacGuineas: White House Video Continues Dispiriting Pattern of CBO Attacks

Maya MacGuineas is president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently...
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CBO Releases Its Own Estimate of the President's Budget

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its estimate of the President's budget today. The estimate shows, perhaps unsurprisingly, a much worse...
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Analysis of CBO’s Updated Budget and Economic Outlook (June 2017)

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released updated budget and economic projections today, continuing to show an unsustainable picture of debt...
Rudolph Penner

Rudolph Penner: The Attacks On The Congressional Budget Office Are Wrong

Dr. Rudolph Penner was the director of the Congressional Budget Office from 1983 to 1987, and he is an Institute Fellow at the Urban ...
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CBO’s 2017 Long-Term Budget Outlook

The United States is on an unsustainable fiscal path, according to the Long-Term Budget Outlook released by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO)...
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CBO Releases 2017 Long-Term Budget Outlook

Today the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released their latest Long-Term Budget Outlook, extending the agency's budget projections for the next 30...
Dan Crippen

Dan Crippen: Why the CBO’s health bill numbers matter — even if they’re imperfect

Dan Crippen served as the director of the Congressional Budget Office from 1999 to 2003 and is currently a member of the board of the Committee for a...

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