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CBO Projects Major Trust Fund Exhaustions on the Horizon

A number of important federal programs — including Social Security and Medicare — are financed through dedicated revenue sources and managed through...

Comparing President Trump’s Record to His 2016 Agenda

During the 2016 campaign, US Budget Watch estimated that then-candidate Donald Trump’s proposed agenda would add $4.6 trillion to budget deficits...

CBO Reports $198 Billion Deficit for August, Pushing FY 2020 Total to $3 Trillion

For Immediate Release The United States' budget deficit for the month of August was $198 billion, according to the Congressional Budget Office. The...

Analysis of CBO’s September 2020 Budget Outlook

Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its updated budget outlook – the first to incorporate the effects of the COVID-19 public health...

CBO Projects Debt Will Reach New Record

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) just released its updated Budget Outlook , showing that the COVID-19 public health and economic crisis has...

CBO’s Post-COVID Budget Baseline Reveals Magnitude of Future Fiscal Challenge

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its first post-COVID Budget and Economic Outlook for the next decade this...

Treasury Reports $63 Billion Deficit for July, Pushing FY 2020 Total to $2.8 Trillion

For Immediate Release The United States budget deficit for the month of July was $63 billion, according to the Monthly Treasury Statement released...

Dave McCurdy: Horn leading the way on fixing nation's budget

Dave McCurdy is a former Democratic member of Congress representing Oklahoma’s 4th District and member of the Committee for a Responsible Federal...

CBO Reports Record $863 Billion Deficit in June

For Immediate Release The United States budget deficit for the month of June was a record $863 billion, according to the Congressional Budget Office...