FY 2011 Budget

Waving Goodbye to FY 2011

With the end of September comes the end of the fiscal year, so it's time to look back on the year that was. We've had a whirlwind year of exciting...

‘Line’ Items: Goals Edition

Clutch Goals -- The U.S. Women’s Soccer team scored an improbable victory over Brazil on Sunday in the Women’s World Cup, overcoming a...

A Few Interesting Reports from CBO

In the past few days, CBO has released a few documents that might be of interest to budget wonks.The first is a further analysis of the final FY 2011...
Apr 18, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

‘Line’ Items: Tax Day Edition

Happy Tax Day – Today is about the consequences of procrastination for the great many waiting until the last minute to file their federal...

Finally, We Have a Budget for This Year

The House and Senate today approved of legislation funding the federal government for the rest of the fiscal year, ratifying the agreement reached...

‘Line’ Items: Back from the Brink Edition

Deal on FY 2011 Spending Reached – A government shutdown was averted on Friday by an 11th hour agreement on federal spending for the rest of...

President and Leaders in Congress Agree on FY 2011 Spending Levels

Keeping us on the edge of our seats until the very end, Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) announced late Friday night that a deal had been reached on...

The Costs of a Shutdown

With a possible federal government shutdown looming in only a few short hours, it is worth noting some of the costs if such an action...

Government Shutdown Watch -- CRFB to Update Throughout the Day

Update 04-09-11 10:15 am: The shutdown has been averted. Details here.Update 6:51 pm: Conflicting reports on whether deal close on Planned Parenthood...
Apr 6, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Between the ‘Line’s: Paths, Deadlines, Ceilings and Receipts

House GOP Budget Unveiled – On Tuesday, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) unveiled his fiscal year 2012 budget proposal, titled “The...

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