Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Papers | August 2021

View our recurring reports, which summarize and analyze the most important regular federal budget releases and reports.
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Aug 31, 2021 | Health Care

Analysis of the 2021 Medicare Trustees' Report

The Social Security and Medicare Trustees released their annual reports on the long-term financial state of those programs. The reports are the first...
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Aug 31, 2021 | Social Security

Analysis of the 2021 Social Security Trustees' Report

Today, the Social Security and Medicare Trustees released their annual reports on the long-term financial state of the Social...
Budget Process
Aug 13, 2021 | Budget Process

Reconciliation 101

What is reconciliation? How do reconciliation instructions work? Can a reconciliation bill add to the budget deficit? What is...