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CBO Projections Show Debt on Unsustainable Long-Term Path

Economy / Press Release March 30, 2017

The new Congressional Budget Office projections show that federal debt remains on an unsustainable long-term growth trajectory with no signs of abating.

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What Failure On Obamacare Repeal Means For Tax Reform

Economy / News March 25, 2017

Bill Hoagland discusses the possibility of tax reform on NPR’s “All Things Considered.”

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Don’t Let Guard Down on Deficits

Economy / Press Release January 25, 2017

The CBO outlook shows that the economy that is chugging along at a decent clip but faces an ominous fiscal outlook.

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Latest CBO Report Shows Deficits Rising

Economy / Press Release January 10, 2017

After accounting for timing shifts in payments, CBO finds that the deficit for the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2017 increased by $58 billion from the same period in the prior year.

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First CBO Report of FY 2017 Highlights Worrisome Fiscal Trends

Economy / Press Release November 7, 2016

With the economy showing positive signs on employment, now is the right time to phase in commonsense deficit reduction policies.

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OMB, CBO Show Annual Budget Deficit Up First Time Since 2011

Economy / Press Release October 17, 2016

The federal budget deficit for FY 2016 rose over the previous year, showing that the recent trend of annual declines in deficits has ended.

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Growing Deficits Should Inform Presidential Debates

Economy / Press Release August 23, 2016

New projections from CBO confirm that this year’s federal budget deficit is on track to grow faster than the economy for the first time since 2009.

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BPC Economic Policy Project Growing its Ranks

Economy / Press Release May 11, 2016

Sandy Davis will focus on “evidence-based budgeting” to develop legislative recommendations that would better target public funding to programs that achieve their stated goals.

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New CBO Report Underscores More Work Needed on Budget Deficits

Economy / Press Release March 29, 2016

CBO estimates that under the president’s budget, the national debt relative to the size of the economy would still be more than double its historical average.

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U.S. Deficit Projections Increase, Washington Must Stop Ignoring

Economy / Press Release January 19, 2016

Fiscal Year 2016 will see a deficit of $544 billion, which is $139 billion higher than the FY16 projection by CBO just last August.

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