Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Economic Recovery Measures

TARP: Offset or Gimmick?

In his speech today, President Obama proposed reducing the amount of money available in the TARP fund to pay for the

Fed Exit Strategy: Reverse Repos

How and when the Fed will unwind the massive amounts of liquidity it has provided to shore up the financial system and economy?  Will the Fed
Dec 8, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

Obama Puts Forth Jobs Plan

Today, in a speech at the Brookings Institution, President Obama outlined a
Dec 7, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

Six More FDIC Bank Closings

On Friday evening, the FDIC reported that it has taken over an additional six banks (Greater Atlantic Bank, Benchmark Bank, AmTrust Bank, The...

Weekend Editorial Roundup

Here are the highlights from this weekend’s editorials on fiscal and budget policy:

TARP Winding Down as BofA Says It Will Repay Aid

Secretary Geithner recently said that the Administration will outline its exi

Stimulus COBRA Subsidies Begin Expiring

Today, federal COBRA subsidies that help unemployed workers purchase health insurance from their former employers begin expiring. February’s...

CBO Report Discusses ARRA Effect on Jobs, GDP Growth

The Congressional Budget Office has come out with a report estimating the impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on employment and...

Weekend Editorial Roundup

Here are the highlights from this weekend’s editorials on fiscal and budget policy:

FDIC Deposit Fund Turns Negative

Yesterday, the FDIC reported that the deposit insurance fund fell below zero fo

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