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Blog | May 2010

Welcome to our blog – The Bottom Line, where you’ll find up-to-date commentary and analysis on the most important news in the fiscal world. Below is a list of our blog posts.

Bill of Extenders and Tax Breaks May Include Doc Fix

Policymakers will soon be focusing on passing a new package of extenders and tax breaks that – at a potential cost of around $200 billion over...
May 6, 2010

Debt Crisis Looming; Political and Market Risks Run Large

Yesterday, The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget hosted a chilling conference on “What a Fiscal Crisis Would Look Like in the U.S...

Rethinking TRICARE Benefits

Admiral Roughead (Navy), General Conway, (Marine Corps) and Admiral Allen (Coast Guard) all took the spending challenge today, arguing that retired...

‘Line’ Items: Derby Edition

Super Saver Cashes In – Those who couldn’t resist the irony of betting it all on a horse named Super Saver were rewarded handsomely on...

CAP Takes the Spending Challenge

The Center for American Progress recently discussed what it would take to meet the President's fiscal goal of a primary balance in 2015, or finding...

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