Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Debt & Deficits

Budget Projections: Debt Will Exceed the Size of the Economy This Year

The United States entered the current public health and economic crisis facing high levels of debt and trillion-dollar deficits.
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CBO's Estimate of Proposals in the President's FY 2021 Budget

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has released its estimate

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Will Cost $192 Billion

Last week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) scored the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), the second of three packages...
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CBO Updates Budget Projections Before Coronavirus Impact

Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its updated budget projections, showing t

New CBO Baseline Reaffirms Challenge of Coronavirus Response

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) today released its updated budget projections. Although the new baseline doesn’t incorporate the anticipated...
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Interest Costs Will More Than Double Over the Next Decade

The Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) latest budget p

Amy Klobuchar’s Plan to “Govern with Fiscal Responsibility”

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) put forward a 
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GAO: Fiscal Sustainability Is a Growing Concern for Some Key Federal Trust Funds

Last week, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on the financial he
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CBO's Budget Projections Show Deteriorating Fiscal Outlook

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) just released its latest Budget and Economic Outlook, whi

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