Bipartisan Budget Act

Diving Deeper Into the Budget Conference Agreement

With the details on the agreement reached by Budget Committee chairs Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Patty Murray (D-WA) made fully available yesterday, CRFB...

Updated: Summarizing the Ryan-Murray Deal

Update: See our full analysis of the deal here On December 10th, Budget Committee chairmen Patty Murray and Paul Ryan announced an agreement to set...

Are Retirement Savings in the Budget Deal?

The budget conference committee is rumored to be close to a deal that includes changes to federal retirement programs, increasing the share that...

Could PBGC Premiums Be Part of a Budget Deal?

With Budget chairs Ryan and Murray apparently close to a deal, they may turn to PBGC premiums as a way to raise money without increasing taxes.For...

The Rumored Aviation Security Fee Increase Explained

A recent CNN Money article suggests that budget conferees are likely to propose an increase in aviation security fees. When added to an increase in...

Policymakers Must Not Double-Count Retirement Savings

As budget conference committee chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan appear to be moving closer to a partial sequester-replacement deal, reports suggest...

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