Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

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Jan 25, 2021 | Other Spending

Statement on the Confirmation of Janet Yellen as Treasury Secretary

For Immediate Release Former Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen, who had been serving on the board of the Committee for a Responsible Federal...
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Jan 21, 2021 | Other Spending

Near- and Long-Term Fiscal Challenges for the Biden Administration

For Immediate Release President Joe Biden takes office in the face of numerous economic and fiscal challenges. Although COVID-19 vaccine...
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Dec 21, 2020 | Other Spending

Lawmakers Should Enact Long-Delayed COVID Relief and Government Funding Deal

For Immediate Release Congressional leaders over the weekend reached a bipartisan agreement on legislation to fund the government through the rest...
Dec 17, 2020 | Other Spending

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Applauds Congressional Resolution Calling for Post-COVID Debt Plan

For Immediate Release A bipartisan group of House members – led by Reps. Jodey Arrington (R-TX) and. Scott Peters (D-CA) –have introduced a...
Dec 11, 2020 | Other Spending

Keep Waste Out of Year-End Spending Deal

For Immediate Release The House has passed and the Senate is set to vote on a one-week continuing resolution to extend government funding through...
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Dec 2, 2020 | Taxes

COVID Relief Should Not Include Tax Giveaways

For Immediate Release The Senate Majority Leader released a revised $550 billion COVID relief proposal yesterday afternoon. Like the Heroes Act...
Dec 1, 2020 | Budgets & Projections

Policymakers Must Not Ignore the Long-Term Debt Outlook

For Immediate Release Today, Larry Summers and Jason Furman released a new working paper, A Reconsideration of Fiscal Policy in the Era of Low...
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Nov 9, 2020 | Budgets & Projections

CBO Confirms Debt Exceeded 100% of GDP for FY 2020

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office today released an end-of-year summary report for fiscal year 2020, which confirms that...
Oct 21, 2020 | Budgets & Projections

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Commends Problem Solvers Caucus Budget Principles

The bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus has approved a set of principles for addressing the national debt once we have moved past the immediate health...
Oct 16, 2020 | Budgets & Projections

Treasury Shows Record Borrowing

The Department of Treasury released its final Monthly Treasury Statement for fiscal year 2020, showing deficits totaled a record $3.1 trillion and...

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