Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

The President's FY 2018 Budget Series

Price Confirms Double-Counting in President's Budget

One source of uncertainty in the President's budget is how much savings it contains from reducing Medicaid spending. In testimony last week to the...

CRFB on NPR's Planet Money: How to Get 3% Growth

Achieving 3 percent sustained annual growth would be incredibly difficult, yet that assumption is embedded in President Trump’s proposed budget. In...
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Maya MacGuineas and Robert L. Bixby: President Trump’s budget is ‘incoherent’

Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt, and Robert L. Bixby,...

Marc Goldwein: Three Smart Reforms in Trump's Budget

Marc Goldwein is the senior vice president and senior policy director of the Commitee for a Responsible Federal Budget. He recently wrote an ...

How Much Overlap is There Between the Trump and Obama Budgets?

We noted last year that President Obama's final budget might not be as much of a dead letter as many observers assumed. Though there was likely to be...
Maya MacGuineas
Jun 8, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release

Maya MacGuineas: Tough budget choices for Congress, the president

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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How the President's Budget Cuts Are Distributed

The President's budget includes sizeable cuts to federal spending to reduce deficits, but how are those cuts distributed? The budget shows that most...
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Trump Budget Includes Meaningful SSDI Reforms

President Trump has been disappointingly reluctant to propose any changes to improve the solvency of Social Security's retirement program, but his...
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Maya MacGuineas: Why is Trump's 3-percent growth target pure folly? Because math.

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

Marc Goldwein: President Trump’s Budget Defies Gravity

Marc Goldwein is the senior vice president and senior policy director of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. He recently wrote an opinion...

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