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CBO Releases Latest Budget Options Report

Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its "Options for Reducing the Deficit, 2019-2028" report, featuring 121 policy options and...

Farm Bill: Another Lost Opportunity to Find Savings

For Immediate Release After passing the Senate by a vote of 87 to 13 yesterday, the House is expected to vote on the Farm Bill this afternoon....

Policymakers Should Set Responsible Spending Levels

For Immediate Release Earlier this year, the Trump Administration appeared poised to recommend new discretionary spending levels that would have...

Appropriations Watch: FY 2019

Last Updated 12/7/2018  A "minibus" of three bills (Energy & Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction & VA) was conferenced...

Joint Letter: End the Tax Extenders Once And For All

Below is a joint letter to Congressional leadership and the heads of the taxwriting committees that it is time to end the practice of enacting...

How Much Does the Government Really Owe?

When analyzing the fiscal health of the country, we often focus on federal government debt held by the public. Data published by USAFacts allows us...

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