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Three-Week Funding Deal Includes $30 Billion in Tax Cuts

Lawmakers came to a bipartisan agreement to end the federal government shutdown yesterday, but it came with a very high price. The continuing...

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We Need to Break Our Addiction to Debt

For Immediate Release Congress is currently debating a deal to increase spending caps and fund the government through the remainder of the current...

Official Analysis Finds Tax Bill Will Produce Marginal Growth, Cost $1.1 Trillion

At the end of December, the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) released its final dynamic analysis of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). JCT's analysis...

CRFB's 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...

Proposed Legislation Compounds Debt and Deficit Issues of the Tax Bill

For Immediate Release The House of Representatives is scheduled to consider legislation to fund the government through January 19th and temporarily...

Marc Goldwein: Debt Matters Even More After Tax Bill's Passage

Marc Goldwein is the Senior Vice President and Senior Policy Director for the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. He recently wrote an...

Lawmakers Are Getting Closer to Bringing Back Trillion-Dollar Deficits

Lawmakers are closer to making trillion-dollar deficits a reality again by next fiscal year as a result of the passage of the final, conferenced...

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