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Appropriations Watch: FY 2019

Last Updated 8/16/2018 Congress began appropriations work for FY 2019 in April. The enactment of the 2018 Bipartisan Budget Act increased defense...

Maya MacGuineas: Fiscal Recklessness Puts the Next Crisis on Our Doorstep

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently wrote an ...

CBO Releases New Economic Projections

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released new ten-year economic projections today, updating its projections from April. The latest...

A Plan to Save the Highway Trust Fund

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) recently introduced a discussion draft of legislation to improve the...

CBO’s Alternative Long-Term Budget Scenarios

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released alternative scenarios to its Long-Term Budget Outlook today. These scenarios show that if the recent...

CBO Shows That Policymakers Could Make the Long-Term Outlook Much Worse

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) today released a look at various long-term budget scenarios. Most notably, the report shows how much more bleak...

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