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Appropriations Watch: FY 2020

Congress began appropriations work for FY 2020 in March and started to release individual appropriations bills in May. Under current law,...

Maya MacGuineas: America's Biggest Weakness is No Big Secret

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently wrote an...

CBO Releases 2019 Long-Term Outlook

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) just released its 2019 Long-Term Outlook, again confirming the budget’s unsustainable long-term trajectory....

The Long-Term Debt is Out of Control

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its Long-Term Budget Outlook Tuesday, which warns that today’s high...

A Plan to Raise the Caps Without Breaking the Bank

Due to the large temporary increase in discretionary spending levels for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019 in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, spending is...

Tax Extenders Package Could Add Half a Trillion Dollars to the Debt

The House Ways and Means Committee is scheduled to mark up legislation to revive special interest tax breaks known as “tax extenders” this week...

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