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Gene Steuerle: Why Government Budget Estimates Are Often Wrong

Dr. Eugene (Gene) Steuerle is the Richard B. Fisher chair and Institute Fellow at the Urban Institute and a member of the Committee for a Responsible...
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CBO Economic Forecasts Are Similar to the Consensus, Unlike OMB

The Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) analysis of the President's Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget found that the President's policies would still...
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CBO’s Analysis of the President’s FY 2019 Budget

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its estimate of the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget using its own assumptions to evaluate the...
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CBO Releases Estimate of the President's Budget

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its estimate of the President's 2019 budget today. The estimates show debt would continue to rise...
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A Conversation with CBO Director Keith Hall

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and our partners at the Campaign to Fix the Debt hosted a conference call conversation with Dr. Keith...

Multiemployer Pensions: The Next Source of Budget-Busting Legislation?

The newly-created Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Plans is tasked with crafting legislation to improve the finances of the nation...
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Chartbook: America's Budget Outlook

Below is a chartbook on America's deteriorating budget outlook.   Update (5/15/18): We clarified the footnote on slide 9 to more clearly...
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Interest Spending is on Course to Triple

According to CBO's latest projections, the rising cost of interest on the debt is a significant driver of growing deficits and debt. In this...
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Debt Could be Twice the Size of the Economy by Mid-Century

The Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) recent ten-year budget projections show that debt is on course to exceed the size of the economy in just...

More Than Half of Next Year's Deficit is Congress's Fault

The budget deficit will approach the trillion-dollar mark next year, according to recent projections from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). Well...

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