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CBO Sees Major Trust Fund Exhaustions On The Horizon

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that three major trust funds will deplete their reserves within the next ten years, with a fourth...
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Pro-Growth Infrastructure Needs Concrete Pay-Fors

Policymakers in Washington have turned their attention to infrastructure, with members of both parties putting forward their own competing proposals...
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President Trump's Infrastructure Proposals, Explained

One of the key priorities for the White House has been infrastructure, with last week declared "infrastructure week" and President Trump unveiling...
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Resources for Infrastructure Week

The White House has dubbed this week "infrastructure week" to talk about the infrastructure proposals in the President's recent budget, including an...
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Three Trust Funds Face Insolvency in the Next Eight Years

We have made clear that President Trump faces a challenging fiscal situation now that he has entered office. As we laid out, part of that situation...
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Can Delaney Provide a Bipartisan Way Forward for Infrastructure and Tax Reform?

As discussions about President-elect Trump's first 100 days agenda continue, Representative John Delaney (D-MD) is suggesting that a bill he...
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CBO: Federal Investment is Good for Long-Term Growth - If It's Paid For

Public investment has the potential to significantly increase economic growth, but only if its paid for – that's the key finding of a...
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Making Trust Funds Solvent Would Just About Stabilize Debt

The Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) long-term outlook shows a bleak picture, with federal debt steadily rising from 75 percent of Gross...
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What's New in the President's FY 2017 Budget

The final budget of the Obama Presidency continues a mix of long-standing policies (including a few that have been in all eight budgets) and policies...
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Hillary Clinton Releases Infrastructure Plan

This blog is part of a series of "Policy Explainers" for the 2016 presidential election, where we explain some of the candidates' policy proposals...

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