Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

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View our recurring reports, which summarize and analyze the most important regular federal budget releases and reports.
Feb 1, 2010 | Budgets & Projections

Op-Ed: President's Budget Is a Start, at Least

AOL News | Feb. 1, 2010 The president's budget elevates the issue of fiscal responsibility (good), but fails to achieve it (not good).President...
Jan 27, 2010 | Budgets & Projections

Op-Ed: Obama's Freeze Is a Good First Step

CNN | Jan. 27, 2010 When the president unveils his 2011 budget next week, he will propose capping "non-security" discretionary spending at...
Jan 26, 2010 | Budgets & Projections

CRFB Analysis of CBO’s January 2010 Baseline

From CBO's January 2010 Budget and Economic Outlook, baseline estimates now show that public debt will increase from 53 percent of GDP in 2009 to 67...
Dec 17, 2009 | Budgets & Projections

Controlling Discretionary Spending

Over the past decade, discretionary spending has grown faster than mandatory. Between 1999 and 2008 discretionary spending grew annually, on average...

Red Ink Rising

In Red Ink Rising: A Call to Action to Stem the Mounting Federal Debt, The Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform calls on policy makers to...
Dec 14, 2009 | Budgets & Projections

Budget Blueprint: Paths to 60 Percent

In Red Ink Rising: A Call to Action to Stem the Mounting Federal Debt, The Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform calls on policy makers to...

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