Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget


President Releases $3.8 Trillion Budget

President Obama released a Fiscal 2011 budget request today that would spend some $3.8
Jan 23, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

TPC Takes the Tax Challenge with Income Tax Rates

We recently invited folks to take the spending challenge and show how they would close the budget gap without raising taxes (or alternatively, take...

Moving the Tax Expiration Goal Posts

The President may choose to submit a budget in which he extends the Bush tax cuts only temporarily—say for two years, rather than permanently...

Obama Said to Support Tax on Health Insurance

According to the Associated Press, President Obama has encour

Tough Challenge Facing Obama Administration in Last Days of Budget Deliberations

Today’s New York Times article on the difficulty President Obama faces in keeping his promise about deficit reduction and tax cuts,
Dec 16, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Note to Citi: Get Your Fiscal House In Order!

The IRS has agreed to give up billions in tax money in exchange for Citigroup’s repurchase of $20 billion of its assets held by TARP.

Event Recap: Release of 'Red Ink Rising'

On December 14, the Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform

Peterson-Pew in the Press

The Peterson-Pew Commission’s “Red Ink Rising” plan for American lawmakers has earned s

The Grassroots Talk Fiscal Stewardship

Citizens from across the country had a message yesterday for lawmakers: we are working together to solve our fiscal challenges, why can’t you