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A Conversation with CBO Director Keith Hall

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and our partners at the Campaign to Fix the Debt hosted a conference call conversation with Dr. Keith...

Multiemployer Pensions: The Next Source of Budget-Busting Legislation?

The newly-created Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Plans is tasked with crafting legislation to improve the finances of the nation...
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Chartbook: America's Budget Outlook

Below is a chartbook on America's deteriorating budget outlook.   Update (5/15/18): We clarified the footnote on slide 9 to more clearly...
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Interest Spending is on Course to Triple

According to CBO's latest projections, the rising cost of interest on the debt is a significant driver of growing deficits and debt. In this...
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Debt Could be Twice the Size of the Economy by Mid-Century

The Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) recent ten-year budget projections show that debt is on course to exceed the size of the economy in just...

More Than Half of Next Year's Deficit is Congress's Fault

The budget deficit will approach the trillion-dollar mark next year, according to recent projections from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). Well...
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Debt Could Reach Record Levels in a Decade

The Congessional Budget Office's (CBO) latest budget projections released this week show how much worse recent legislation has made the fiscal...
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Factchecking the Senate Budget Committee Hearing with CBO

At least two claims in Wednesday's Senate Budget Committee hearing with Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Director Keith Hall merit fact checking....
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Analysis of CBO’s April 2018 Budget and Economic Outlook

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its ten-year budget and economic outlook today, showing that recent legislation has made an already...
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Baseline 101: Anticipating CBO's Updated Budget Outlook

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) will release its 2018 Budget and Economic Outlook on April 9, which is likely to project sustained trillion-...

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