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FY 2018 Deficit is $779 Billion

For Immediate Release The Treasury Department today released a report showing the official fiscal year 2018 deficit was $779 billion, an increase of...
Oct 15, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release Event

Budgeting for the Next Generation: A Conversation on Children and Federal Policy

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 Lunch and Registration at 12:00 pm Program 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm   Room 2261 of the Rayburn House Office Building...

Chartbook: Budgeting for the Next Generation

This chartbook corresponds to our project "Budgeting for the Next Generation"   

CBO Shows $782 Billion Deficit for FY 2018

Late last week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its estimate of the final FY 2018 deficit. CBO estimates that the deficit increased to...

Q&A: Everything You Should Know About Government Shutdowns

The fiscal year began on September 30, has only passed 5 of 12 appropriations bills setting spending levels. If lawmakers do not pass legislation to...

Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 10/1/2018: Congress has passed and the President has signed bills containing five of 12 appropriations bills and a continuing resolution...

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