Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Economic Recovery Measures

Oct 1, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

FDIC Proposes Banks Prepay Insurance Premiums

This week, the FDIC issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPR) to require insured banks to

G-20 Summit's Fiscal and Financial News

It would be easy to dismiss the recent G-20 Summit in Pittsburgh as just more political babble, more empty business as usual just among more countr
Sep 26, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

One More FDIC Bank Closing

On Friday evening, the FDIC reported that it has taken over an additional bank (Georg
Sep 24, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

GAO Report Says AIG Bailout Repayment Remains Unclear

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently issued a report (congrats to Andrew Samwick for pointing this out) on the status of government...

The G-20 Summit and Beyond

As the G-20 Summit gets underway in Pittsburgh, what should we hope to hear from the G-20 leaders?

Fed's Monetary Policy Committee Sees Improvement; Policies Stay Unchanged

Following its two day meeting yesterday and today, the Fed’s monetary policy setting body (the Federal Open Market Committee or FOMC) release
Sep 21, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

Pressure to Extend Expiring Stimulus Provisions Likely

Recently, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced his support
Sep 19, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

One More FDIC Bank Closing

On Friday evening, the FDIC reported that it has taken over an additional bank (Irwin Union Bank and Trust Company) for a cost to the FDIC...
Sep 18, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission Kicks Off Work This Week

This week, members of the 10-person, bipartisan Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission met for the first time to begin efforts to investigate the causes...

Treasury Ends Money Market Fund Guarantee

Today, the Treasury announced the end of the Guarantee Program for Money Market Funds.

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