WATCH: MacGuineas Testifies Before House Budget Committee

Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, testified before the House Budget Committee on CBO Oversight on Wednesday, March 14, at 10:00 a.m. EDT. The topic of the hearing was “CBO Oversight: Perspectives from Outside Experts.”

Watch the hearing below:

MacGuineas's testimony makes two main points:

1. Congress needs an independent referee, and CBO has done an admirable job.

2. There are ways to improve CBO without undermining its key functions.