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Debt Could Be 20 Percent of GDP Higher than President's Budget Claims

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) typically publishes its own estimate of the President's budget about a month after the budget's initial release...

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What We’d Like to See in President Trump’s FY 2019 Budget

The Trump Administration is slated to release its budget outlining the President’s priorities for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 and the next decade on Monday...

MacGuineas to Senate Subcommittee: Budget Process Reform Needed

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management held a hearing on Tuesday,...

Bipartisan Budget Act Means the Return of Trillion-Dollar Deficits

Lawmakers have passed a budget deal that will increase deficits by $320 billion over a decade or almost $420 billion with interest and sets the stage...

Budget Deal Could Lead to $2 Trillion Deficits

For Immediate Release Congress passed a massive budget agreement early Friday that adds almost $420 billion with interest to the national debt over...

Appropriations Watch: FY 2018

Last updated 2/9/2018. The Senate passed a CR attached to a budget deal that increases discretionary spending caps early Friday morning, and the...

Budget Deal Would Bust Original BCA Caps

The budget deal currently being considered by Congress would increase discretionary spending caps over the next two years by $165 billion for defense...

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