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.
Nov 5, 2008

Who Bails Out the US Government?: No One. We Have to Avert the Need for that by Reprioritizing Now.

Christian Science Monitor | November 5, 2008 Washington - Just as homeowners and financial firms have been living beyond their means, so, too, has...

Promises Promises: A Fiscal Voter Guide to the 2008 Election

The United States faces serious fiscal challenges. Large budget deficits have returned, and shifting demographics along with growing health care...
Oct 31, 2008 | Health Care

Guide to Health Care: The 2008 Presidential Election

One of the most pressing issues facing policymakers in the United State is rising health care costs. Cost growth is putting ongoing stress on the...

Fiscal Crisis Will Greet New president

San Antonio Express-News | October 31, 2008 The new president will face many challenges, but the critical budget problems of our country top the...
Oct 27, 2008

Deep Federal-Deficit Hole? Stop Digging!

MinnPost | October 27, 2008 With the cost of the "financial system bailout," the budget deficit may well reach an astronomical $1...
Oct 24, 2008 | Taxes

Guide to Tax Policy: The 2008 Presidential Election

The next president have to address fiscal imbalances within the government and a dramatically rising federal debt. National debt has been on a more...
Oct 17, 2008 | Social Security

Guide to Social Security: The 2008 Presidential Election

Social Security is the single largest government program. In 2007, the program cost $585 billion and provided benefits for roughly 50 million...

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