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CBO: Fixing the Debt Would Increase Income

Putting debt on a downward path could increase average income by almost $9,000 per person per year, or about 10 percent as compared to continuing on...

US Budget Watch 2020 Will Hold Candidates Accountable for Their Fiscal Promises

For Immediate Release The nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget launched its US Budget Watch 2020 project Wednesday, an initiative...

Appropriations Watch: FY 2020

Congress began appropriations work for FY 2020 in March and started to release individual appropriations bills in May. Under current law,...

Maya MacGuineas: America's Biggest Weakness is No Big Secret

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently wrote an...

CBO Releases 2019 Long-Term Outlook

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) just released its 2019 Long-Term Outlook, again confirming the budget’s unsustainable long-term trajectory....

The Long-Term Debt is Out of Control

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its Long-Term Budget Outlook Tuesday, which warns that today’s high...

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