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Growth Just Hit 4.1 Percent – Don't Expect It To Last

The Bureau of Economic Analysis today released its initial estimate that the economy grew at a 4.1 percent a
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The Deficit Is Not "Coming Down Rapidly"

This morning, White House National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow a

CBO Economic Forecasts Are Similar to the Consensus, Unlike OMB

The Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) analysis of the President's Fi

It Would Take Nearly Unprecedented Economic Growth to Balance the Budget

Increased economic growth has often been cited as a solution to our fiscal problems or as a way to offset deficit-increasing legislation.
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Apr 11, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

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.

Rising Rates Could Further Balloon Interest Spending

Note (5/15/2018): This blog was published before 

Maya MacGuineas: Federal Budget Increasingly Tilted Against Investment in Children

Maya MacGuineas is president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt.