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Senate Switch Could Boost Chances for Dynamic Scoring

If Republicans win a majority in the U.S. Senate this November, they may push to have the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the Joint Committee...

House Democrats Release Alternative FY 2015 Budget

This blog has corrected the amount of Medicare savings in the budget. It previously said $50 billion, but that included the cost of repealing the...

Dynamic Scoring Bill Scheduled for a Vote in House Today

Update: The House passed the Pro-Growth Budgeting Act by a 224-182 vote. Also, CBO posted a letter to Chairman Paul Ryan examining the...

Explaining Ryan's "Fiscal Dividend"

A new feature of House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's (R-WI) FY 2015 budget is assumption of a "fiscal dividend," which reflects the...

How Camp's Discussion Draft Would Impact the Economy

Along with its analysis of the conventional revenue impacts (summarized here by CRFB), the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) analyzed the potential...

Revenue Impacts of Camp's Tax Reform Proposal

Earlier today, House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) released the Tax Reform Act of 2014, which would drastically restructure the U.S. tax...

The Analysis of the Analysis: CRFB's Take on CBO's Immigration Estimates

CBO's recent budgetary and economic analyses of the Senate immigration bill have been making waves in the political sphere as lawmakers rush to...

A Budgetary Look at Immigration Reform

As lawmakers gear up to debate immigration reform in the weeks and months ahead, it will likely coincide with the ongoing budget debate in Washington...

A "Dynamic" Amendment to the Senate Budget

Among the many amendments that were voted on to the Senate budget resolution, one caught the eye of POLITICO: Sen. Rob Portman's (R-OH) amendment to...

Revisiting Dynamic Scoring

The use of dynamic scoring is one of the most contested issues in the budget world. We highlighted the pros and cons of using it and the issues...

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