FY 2012 Budget

‘Line’ Items: Of Brinkmanship and Statesmanship Edition

Shutting Down Versus Sitting Down – Congress returns to Washington this week after lawmakers spent last week back home. Just before leaving...

Clever Accounting in the 2012 Budget

Last week, the White House released the President’s FY 2012 budget proposal. There's tons of stuff to sift through in the budget, and we now...

The President's Budget's Terminations, Reductions, and Savings

Last week, the White House released the President’s FY 2012 budget proposal. On Wednesday, CRFB released its analysis of the budget. Today, we...

What Will the Budget Look like in 2021?

In our continued analysis of the President’s budget, we now move to a detailed examination of what the budget, if enacted entirely and without...

‘Line’ Items: Presidents Day Edition

Day of Leaders – Today we celebrate great American leaders with mattress sales and a day off (for some) from work. Congress left town for the...

Going to China, Before China Comes to Us

In a thoughtful Washington Post op-ed this morning, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) calls for leadership and shared sacrifice on the issue of...

What Happens if the Budget's Assumptions Aren't So Rosy?

Three days after the release of the President's budget, our blog series continues to provide new analysis. In our detailed analysis of the...

CRFB Analysis of the President's 2012 Budget

Continuing our analysis of the President's 2012 Budget, we have just published our latest paper that takes a look at the 2012 proposal in more detail...

House GOP Leadership Vows to Address Entitlement Spending

In their reaction to the President's FY 2012 budget proposal, the House Republican leadership has been very critical of the President's reluctance to...

Budget Process Reform in the President’s Budget

Welcome to our fourth installment in our FY 2012 budget blog series! In this one, we'll focus on any budget process proposals in the budget.Chapter...

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