Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget


It's Time to "SAVE" More

OMB and the President have just kicked off the 2nd annual SAVE Awards, a

Peter's Leaving

The choice of who will replace Peter Orszag at OMB is a critical one.

OMB Keeps Chipping Away

We reported last week many times on efforts by the Obama Administration to save small chunks of change (see

Another Savings Idea, Brought to You by the White House

The Obama Administration has been putting out a flurry (see here and

More News on the Spending Front!

 The Obama Administration is looking at spending once again.

Improper Payments Are a Start--But Cuts Must Go Deeper

In an OMBlog today, OMB director Peter Orszag applauded the House's passage of the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act. ...

The 90 percent Debt-to-GDP Threshold and CBO’s New Debt Estimates

On March 5, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) gave us a preview of its take on the President’s budget proposals for Fiscal Year 2011 (sta

CBO Releases its Preliminary Analysis of the President's Budget

This afternoon CBO released its preliminary analysis of the President’