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Mar 13, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release

Maya MacGuineas to Testify Before Two Congressional Committees on Wednesday

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas will testify before two House Committees on Wednesday, March 14 on two important...
Dec 8, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

The Tax Bill Conference Committee Can Make The Final Bill Responsible

Both the House and Senate versions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) as currently written would cost nearly $1.5 trillion on a conventional basis...
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Nov 10, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Both House and Senate Tax Bills Carry Substantial Costs

According to the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT), the Senate version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) will add $1.5 trillion to the debt before...
Nov 3, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

House Tax Plan May Add Over $2 Trillion to the Debt

Note: This blog has been updated from its original posting to account for the new JCT score and a new estimate for the cost of extending the family...
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Nov 2, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the House Tax Bill

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) has released the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the first version of tax reform to be put into...

Senate Budget Is More Irresponsible Than the House

The House of Representatives is expected to vote this week to adopt the Senate’s budget resolution, rather than support their own budget resolution...
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A Tale of Two Budgets

For Immediate Release This week, the House is voting on a Fiscal Year 2018 budget while at the same time the Senate is debating its own version –...
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Problem Solvers Caucus Finds Bipartisan Compromise on Health Care

The bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus last week released a plan to stabilize the individual insurance market and make other changes to health care...
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The FY 2018 House Budget and Budget Gimmicks

The House Budget Committee recently passed a Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget resolution that proposes a path to a balanced budget after ten years...

$200 Billion in Mandatory Savings Should Not Be Too Difficult

One of the debates preceding the House Budget resolution was whether the resolution should call for $200 billion of mandatory savings. This week's...