Papers | March 2018

View our recurring reports, which summarize and analyze the most important regular federal budget releases and reports.
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Mar 29, 2018 | Budgets & Projections

Chartbook: America's Deteriorating Budget Outlook

An updated version of this chartbook is available here Below is a chartbook on America's deteriorating budget outlook.  
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Mar 27, 2018 | Other Spending

Pro-Growth Infrastructure Needs Concrete Pay-Fors

Policymakers in Washington have turned their attention to infrastructure, with members of both parties putting forward their own competing proposals...
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Mar 13, 2018 | Taxes

Maya MacGuineas's Testimony on Tax Extenders

On March 14, 2018, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas testified before the House Ways and Means Tax Policy...
Maya MacGuineas
Mar 13, 2018 | Budget Process

Maya MacGuineas's Testimony on CBO Oversight: Perspectives from Outside Experts

On March 14, 2018, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas testified before the House Budget Committee on "CBO Oversight...
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Mar 2, 2018 | Budgets & Projections

Updating the U.S. Budget Outlook

Note (4/30/2018): This paper was published before CBO's April 2018 baseline, which provides official estimates of the fiscal situation. For the...