Budget Simulator

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Build a Responsible Federal Budget With Our New Debt Fixer Tool

Now that President Trump has unveiled his full budget proposal and Congress is working on its own budget resolution, CRFB is launching a new tool...
Jun 26, 2014 | Blog Paper Press Release

Can You Do Better Than DC Lawmakers?

Over the past few years, lawmakers have engaged in a series of budget showdowns trying to avoid fiscal speed bumps and reduce deficits. However, debt...
Apr 18, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Late Filing Edition

Taxing Time – This week was initially about the federal tax filing deadline, but the tragedies in Boston and Texas have shifted attention away...

The Concord Coalition and Next 10 Release Budget Simulator

Today, the Concord Coalition and Next 10 released a new budget simulator that allows participants to choose for themselves how to reduce our...

Public Indicates Support for Defense Cuts

At Wonkblog, Suzy Khimm points to a study done by the Stimson Center that polled Americans about how large the defense budget should be. The study...
May 8, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Star Wars Edition

A Galaxy Far, Far Away – Friday was Stars Wars Day, the annual observance of the popular movie series that plays on the date, as in May the...

A Social Solution for Social Security

Last week’s report from the Social Security Trustees laid out the challenges facing the vital program. The largest federal program began...
May 2, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release

Different Approaches to the Simulator

David Lawder of Reuters has featured our recently updated budget simulator in an excellent piece about the challenges of cutting the debt. The...
Apr 30, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release

Americans Have Their Say in Reducing the National Debt

The politicians don't seem to want to budge on the budget, but our simulator is allowing the public to nudge them along.The results from the...
Apr 26, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release

CRFB’s Simulator: A Tool for Fixing the Budget

To hear the news coming out of Washington, finding the route to fiscal stability can be pretty hopeless as our leaders all steer in different...

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