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2015’s Fiscal Follies and Reasons for Hope

It’s the end of the year and like so many organizations, CRFB wanted to share with you our top 10 list: a look back at Congress’s 10 top fiscal...
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How a Fed Rate Increase Could Affect the Budget

Today, the Federal Open Market Committee, the Fed's interest rate setting and deliberative body that meets eight times a year, could announce...
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Update: What Will Happen If the Government Shuts Down?

Here we go again, again. With government funding set to expire at the end of the week and no deal on the table, it is possible that the government...

Update: Why Our Debt Is Still a Problem Even if Deficits Fall

September 30th marked the end of the Fiscal Year, and the final numbers are in.  The deficit for last year was $439 billion, according to the...
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What Will Happen If the Government Shuts Down?

Here we go again. With government funding set to expire in one week and no clear plan appearing yet, it is possible that the government will shut...
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How to Get This Year's Budget Process Back on Track

On October 1, lawmakers will have to pass new appropriations or a continuing resolution, or the government will shut down for the second time in two...
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CRFB Breaks Down the Newest CBO Budget Projections

CRFB has released its analysis of CBO's latest ten-year budget projections, detailing the important facts from the report and how it has changed...
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Event Recap: McCrery-Pomeroy SSDI Solutions Conference

On Tuesday, August 4, 2015, the McCrery-Pomeroy SSDI Solutions Initiative hosted its SSDI Solutions Conference, presenting the 12...
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A Preview of the Potentially High-Stakes Fall

Lawmakers have dealt with several Fiscal Speed Bumps – budgetary deadlines – throughout the year, but quite a few will appear over the...
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8 Myths on Social Security's 80th Birthday

Today marks Social Security's 80th birthday, celebrating the anniversary of the establishment of the old-age portion of the program in the Social...

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