Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Press Releases

Mar 4, 2021 | Other Spending

CBO Outlook Highlights Massive Debt Challenges

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a...
Feb 27, 2021 | Other Spending

House-Approved COVID Relief Bill Could Use Improvements in Senate

For Immediate Release The House today approved a $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill to continue combating the pandemic...
Feb 17, 2021 | Other Spending

COVID Relief Bill Losing Focus as Details Emerge

For Immediate Release As House lawmakers move forward on a $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, details of the...
Feb 16, 2021 | Other Spending

CBO’s Long-Term Debt Outlook Reaffirms Unsustainable Debt Trajectory

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its Long-Term Budget Outlook today, which shows...
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Feb 11, 2021 | Other Spending

CBO Debt Baseline Emphasizes Need to Better Target COVID Relief Bill

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its...
Feb 10, 2021 | Other Spending

Building a Responsible COVID Relief Package

The House of Representatives is currently developing a $1.9 trillion COVID relief package. Policymakers should spend what is necessary to end...
Feb 8, 2021 | Other Spending

CBO Reports $738 Billion Deficit Through First Four Months of FY 2021

For Immediate Release The United States’ budget deficit for the first four months of fiscal year 2021 was $738...
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Feb 8, 2021 | Other Spending

Important to Pay For Child Tax Credit Expansion

For Immediate Release Democratic lawmakers are planning to unveil legislation to substantially ...
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Feb 1, 2021 | Other Spending

New CBO Data Makes Case for More Targeted COVID Relief Plan

As policymakers debate a new round of COVID relief, new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) data suggests a modest fiscal package could help secure a...