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.
Mar 31, 2009 | Budgets & Projections

Comparing the FY2010 Budget Resolutions

 Last week, the Budget Committees in both the House and Senate reported out their respective versions of the Budget Resolution, to be considered...
Mar 31, 2009 | Budgets & Projections

Staff Working Paper #2: The Budget Process

How could the current budgetary decision-making process be improved? This paper looks at the current process and how the concurrent budget...
Mar 26, 2009 | Budgets & Projections

CBO's Analysis of the President's FY 2010 Budget Blueprint

Last week, the CBO released its Preliminary Analysis of The President’s Budget, projecting a significantly worse fiscal situation than the...
Mar 9, 2009 | Budgets & Projections

More on the President's FY 2010 Budget Blueprint

Although CRFB commends the President for having a specific fiscal goal and for honestly budgeting for expected costs, several items and trends in...
Feb 26, 2009 | Budgets & Projections

A First Look at the President's FY 2010 Budget Blueprint

Today, the White House released an outline of the FY2010 Budget. The President’s budget has a specific fiscal goal, accounts for policies...
Feb 18, 2009 | Budgets & Projections

Staff Working Paper #1: Budget Concepts

This paper looks at the 1967 President’s Commission on Budget Concepts and which concepts need to be re-visited by the Peterson-Pew Commission...
Feb 17, 2009 | Taxes| Taxes

Analysis of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Today, the President signed the stimulus bill into law. The fiscal stimulus includes $501 billion in increased spending and $286 billion in tax...
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Feb 11, 2009 | Economics

Comparing the Stimulus Packages

The House stimulus bill costs roughly $820 billion over ten years, while the Senate bill costs $838 billion. Most notably, the Senate version...

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