Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Budget Projections

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Our Top 10 Charts of 2017

The year 2017 was a busy time for budget policy as lawmakers considered major legislation dealing with health care and taxes following the inaugura

Maya MacGuineas: An Opportunity to Improve the Tax Bill While Replacing the PAYGO Sequester

Maya MacGuineas is president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt.
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Sep 26, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Maya MacGuineas: Congress, Dump the Budget Gimmicks – We Need Real Reform

Maya MacGuineas is president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt.
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President Trump’s Full FY 2018 Budget

The President released the full version of his first budget yesterday, laying out his proposals for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 and the following decade.
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Update: The Cost of Rising Interest Rates

Over the next decade, interest payments on the debt are projected to be the fastest growing part of the federal budget.
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What's Needed to Balance the Budget and Meet Other Fiscal Goals

With debt projected to rise from 77 percent of GDP today to 89 p
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Mandatory Spending Continues to Drive Spending Growth

The deficit will rise dramatically over the next decade, from about $560 billion at the end of Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 to over $1.4 trillion at the e
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CBO’s January 2017 Budget and Economic Outlook

As President Trump enters his first full week in office, new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projections show that he faces an unsustainable fisc
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Interactive Tool: Reforming the Candidates' Fiscal Plans

Our recent in-depth analysis Promises and Price Tags found
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Social Security, Health, and Interest Spending Account for Four-Fifths of Spending Growth

The deficit will rise dramatically over the next decade, from about $590 billion at the end of Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 to over $1.2 trillion at the e

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