Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Budget Projections

CBO Releases Sobering New Long Term Outlook

CBO’s Long Term Budget Outlook, released today (see our pr

CBO Issues Its Monthly Report on the Deficit, Outlays, and Revenues

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) issued its Monthly Review late last week

Deficits, GDP, and Automatic Stabilizers

According to a new CBO report, automatic stabilizers added a

The Budgetary Impacts of Fed Actions

Yesterday CBO issued a very interesting report on the budgetary im

CBO's Monthly Budget Review: Higher Deficit than Last Year but with Signs of Hope

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) issued its Monthly Budget Review lat

Does the Health Care Bill Cost More Than We Thought?

Last week the Office of the Medicare Chief Actuary came out with their "Estimated Effects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act,...

Chairman's Mark Reduces Deficit More Than President's Budget

Yesterday the Senate Budget Committee chairman Kent Conrad (D-ND) released some h

Public Pension Systems: Avoiding the Hard Choices?

At the Bottom Line we often complain about government officials avoiding hard fiscal choices because of the political difficulty involved.

Six Months Down: CBO Monthly Budget Review Estimates $714 billion deficit in FY 2010 Thus Far

The Congressional Budget Office issued its Monthly Budget Review yesterday. It estimates that the federal government incurred a deficit of $714...

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