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Budget Will Be Difficult to Balance Without ACA Savings

For the past three years, Republicans have proposed budgets with a goal of achieving balance within the next decade. However, that goal will be much...

The Cost of Rising Interest Rates

Over the next decade, interest payments on the debt are projected to be the fastest growing part of the federal budget. Last year, the federal...

Mike Murphy: 10 Things Trump Should Do to Secure Our Fiscal Future

Mike Murphy, the Chief of Staff and Director of Strategic Initiatives at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, wrote a guest post that...

CBO Releases 2016 Budget Options

The Congressional Budget Office released a report Options for Reducing the Deficit: 2017 to 2026, with 115 budget options that either increase...

Governing through Leadership: Steps to Secure Our Fiscal Future

A Memorandum to President-Elect Donald J. Trump    TO: President-Elect Donald J. Trump  FROM:  ...

A Lame Duck President in 2017?

by C. Eugene Steuerle, Maya MacGuineas, Tyler Evilsizer, and Caleb Quakenbush This report represents a joint project of the Urban-Brookings Tax...