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CBO Shows $782 Billion Deficit for FY 2018

Late last week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its estimate of the final FY 2018 deficit. CBO estimates that the deficit increased to...

Q&A: Everything You Should Know About Government Shutdowns

The fiscal year began on September 30, has only passed 5 of 12 appropriations bills setting spending levels. If lawmakers do not pass legislation to...

Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 10/1/2018: Congress has passed and the President has signed bills containing five of 12 appropriations bills and a continuing resolution...
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CRFB on the Road

Over the last few weeks, we at CRFB and the Campaign to Fix the Debt have been traveling around the country, participating in panels, and doing...

Budgeting for the Next Generation: Options to Improve Budgeting for Children

Children have less ability to meet their needs in the short term and more potential in the long term than other age groups, but federal policy does...

JCT: Tax Cuts 2.0 Would Slow Long-Term Economic Growth

The Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) has released an official dynamic score of "Tax Reform 2.0" – a bill permanently extending last December's tax...

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