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.
May 31, 2009 | Health Care

Health Reform's Savings Myth

Washington Post| May 31, 2009 "Health-care reform is entitlement reform" has become a mantra of the Obama administration. The idea is that...
May 28, 2009

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May 20, 2009

$4 Trillion in Exaggerated Savings

Washington Post | May 20, 2009 On two separate issues -- health-care and the budget -- the president has promised savings of $2 trillion. A total of...
May 19, 2009 | Budgets & Projections

Analysis of the President's FY2010 Budget

Recently, the White House released its comprehensive FY2010 budget request, including detailed proposals for each agency, along with “...
May 13, 2009 | Budget Process

Staff Working Paper #6: Resource Allocation

Are the rules of thumb and categories we have explicitly and implicitly established in our budget process for resource allocation appropriate and...
Apr 23, 2009 | Budgets & Projections

Staff Working Paper #5: Content of the Budget Resolution

This paper reviews the classes of information included in the budget resolution. It then examines potential changes to the contents in an attempt to...