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Baseline 101: Anticipating CBO's Updated Budget Outlook

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) will release its 2018 Budget and Economic Outlook on April 9, which is likely to project sustained trillion-...

Did the Last Farm Bill Really Save $100 Billion?

The 2014 farm bill is set to expire on September 30, at which point lawmakers will need to renew and perhaps reform farm subsidy and nutrition...

The Omnibus Spent More than Either Side Asked For

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (BBA) increased this year's discretionary spending caps by a whopping $143 billion, paving the way for a 13 percent...

Omnibus Spends $110 Billion Above New Budget Caps

Last week's omnibus spending bill enacted a 13 percent increase in base appropriations, spending virtually all of the additional $143 billion allowed...

House Budget Committee Concludes CBO Oversight Series

The House Budget Committee held its final hearing in its series on oversight of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on March 14. Committee for a...

Chartbook: America's Deteriorating Budget Outlook

Below is a chartbook on America's deteriorating budget outlook.  

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