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GAO: "Federal Government Is on an Unsustainable Fiscal Path"

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released its long-term budget projections, and, like other forecasts, it projects that debt will...

Maya MacGuineas & Ed Rendell: Tax Day Trauma: Paying for Our Massive National Debt

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. Governor Ed Rendell is the...

Why Should We Worry About the National Debt: Questions and Answers

“Why Should We Worry About the National Debt?” describes six important ways that the growing national debt will affect the budget and the economy....

Letter for the Record on Comprehensive Legislative Proposals on Social Security

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget submitted a letter for the record from CRFB president Maya MacGuineas pertaining to the House Ways and...

House Spending Plan Would Increase Discretionary Spending to Record Levels

The House Budget Committee proposal to raise the caps on discretionary spending would add over $2 trillion in projected debt over the next...

House Spending Bill Would Cost Twice as Much as Sequester Repeal

Defenders of the House spending bill have argued that despite its $2.1 trillion debt impact, it is necessary to prevent the return of sequester-level...

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