Budget Projections

FDIC Deposit Fund Turns Negative

Yesterday, the FDIC reported that the deposit insurance fund fell below zero for the first time since the third quarter of 1992 (during the savings-...

Interactive and Sharable Graphs Comparing the Health Care Bills

UPDATE: CHARTS AUTOMATICALLY UPDATE AS NEWER LEGISLATION IS PUT FORWARD. CURRENTLY, THEY REFLECT THE MANAGER'...

The True Costs of Health Reform

UPDATE: CBO has modified its cost estimate for the House bill to save $138 billion over ten years, instead of $109 billion. This change is due...

Updated Health Care Charts

UPDATE: SEE THE MARCH UPDATE HERE.CRFB has updated its health care chart, detailing the ten-year costs and savings from the most recent...

Senate Health Care Bill to Cost $849 Billion

Breaking news: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is finally in the midst of unveiling the health care reform plan that will be brought to the...

Debt Hits $12 Trillion

This week, the gross national debt hit a record $12.031 trillion. Gross debt is a broad measure which includes both debt held by the public (...

CMS Analyzes House Health Care Bill

On Friday, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a report estimating the effects of the House health care reform...

Monthly Treasury Statement Shows $1.417 trillion Final Deficit Number for FY 2009

The Monthly Treasury Statement is out, and states that Fiscal Year 2010 is off to a perilous start. The deficit for the month of October is ringing...

Gaps Return to State Budgets

In a recent report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP), mid-year budget shortfalls, totaling $16 billion or 4 percent of these...

A Scary Thought

The federal debt held by the public, today, is almost $7.5 trillion dollars. That is around 53 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) -- higher than...

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