Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Budget Projections

Release of 'Red Ink Rising'

Warning that the out-of-control federal debt places the economic future of our nation at risk, the Peterson-Pew

CBO Report Discusses ARRA Effect on Jobs, GDP Growth

The Congressional Budget Office has come out with a report estimating the impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on employment and...

FDIC Deposit Fund Turns Negative

Yesterday, the FDIC reported that the deposit insurance fund fell below zero fo

Interactive and Sharable Graphs Comparing the Health Care Bills


The True Costs of Health Reform

UPDATE: CBO has modified its cost estimate for the House bill to save $138 billion over ten years, instead of $109 billion. This change is due...

Updated Health Care Charts

UPDATE: SEE THE MARCH UPDATE HERE.CRFB has updated its health care chart, detailing the ten-year costs and savings from the most recent...

Debt Hits $12 Trillion

This week, the gross national debt hit a record $12.031 trillion. Gross debt is a broad measure which includes both debt held by the public (...

CMS Analyzes House Health Care Bill

On Friday, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a