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Immigration in the Omnibus

Lazaro Zamora / Blog May 10, 2017

Comparison of the major immigration-related budget provisions in the President’s request for FY2017 and what Congress provided in the omnibus appropriations bill.

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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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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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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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Interactive Budget Simulator Puts Focus on Rising Deficits

Economy / Press Release March 17, 2016

It’s your turn to control the federal budget. Try to balance a wide variety of programs, including health care, Social Security, defense, and infrastructure.

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