Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Papers |

View our recurring reports, which summarize and analyze the most important regular federal budget releases and reports.
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...
Oct 14, 2008 | Budgets & Projections

How Will McCain or Obama Pay For This Mess?

New York Daily News | October 14, 2008 The agreement on the $700 billion bailout package begs the question, "How are we going to pay for all...
Oct 10, 2008 | Economics

Guide to Stimulus Proposals: The 2008 Presidential Election

The United States is in the midst of an economic crisis. Financial institutions are failing, the credit markets are frozen, and global stock markets...

Twelve Principles for Fiscal Responsibility

The United States faces a number of serious fiscal challenges. Budget deficits are back, the economy has weakened, Social Security is unsound,...