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 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...
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...

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 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...

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...