Super Committee

Sep 13, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

First Super Committee Hearing at 10:30am, Live on C-SPAN3

UPDATE: The Super Committee hearing has begun and is streaming live on the Super Committee's website and on C-SPAN3.Today, the Joint Select...
Sep 12, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Letter Urging Super Committee to "Go Big" Signed by Over 60 Business Leaders, Former Government Officials and Experts

Following CRFB's theme of urging the Super Committee to "go big," a group of more than 60 former lawmakers, policymakers, economists and...
Sep 12, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Press Conference and Letter Urging Super Committee to "Go Big"

Update: Click here to watch C-SPAN's video of the press conference.This afternoon, CRFB will be hosting a press conference at the National Press Club...

The Specifics of Obama's American Jobs Act

Yesterday evening, President Obama addressed a Joint Session of Congress to propose his newest economic recovery measure -- The American Jobs Act....
Sep 8, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Let's Go Big

In case you missed it yesterday afternoon, CRFB put out its expectations for the Super Committee, urging them to Go Big! Given the severity of our...
Sep 6, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Business Roundtable Deficit Forum Today

Starting in just a few minutes, Business Roundtable (BRT) will host a forum on the deficit -- “Meeting the Challenges of Economic Growth and...
Aug 30, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Mark Prater Appointed Staff Director of Super Committee

In a joint press release this morning, Super Committee co-chairs Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) announced that Mark Prater...
Aug 29, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

‘Line’ Items: Mother Nature Edition

Quakes and ‘Canes – Washington and much of the East Coast were rattled by natural phenomena last week, with a 5.9-magnitude earthquake on...
Aug 29, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Warner Wants the Committee to Go Above and Beyond

In a Bloomberg article, Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) called for the Joint Committee set up by the recent debt deal to exceed its $1.5 trillion target for...

CBO Releases New Budget and Economic Projections

CBO has just released its August Budget and Economic Outlook. You can find it here. Under current law, assuming policymakers make no changes to what'...

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