Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Economic Recovery Measures

Federal Officials Pressure ‘Pay Czar’ to Ease Pay Restrictions at AIG

Worry about the government’s investment in AIG has prompted some federal officials to call for easing the restrictions on pay at AIG for 2010
Nov 23, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

One More FDIC Bank Closing

On Friday evening, the FDIC reported that it has taken over an additional bank (

Reports Roundup

A number of very interesting and relevant government reports have come out this week. Check them out:

Will TARP be Renewed?

UPDATE: Treasury Secretary Geithner testified on Nov.
Nov 17, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

Several Executives Predict Third Stimulus

Several executives from General Electric and Bank of America Merrill Lynch said early this week in a

Weekend Editorial Roundup

Here are the highlights from this weekend’s editorials on fiscal and budget policy:
Nov 16, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

Three More FDIC Bank Closings

On Friday evening, the FDIC reported that it has taken over an additional three banks (Pacific Coast National Bank, Orion Bank, Century Bank) for a...
Nov 13, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

FDIC to Collect Three Years of Premiums in Advance

The FDIC has just adopted a rule to require banks to pay at the end of 2009 the amount they would owe the FDIC for insurance premiums over the next

Gaps Return to State Budgets

In a recent report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP), mid-year budget sh

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