Highlights of the Updated CBO Budget and Economic Outlook: 2015-2025
Highlights of the updated ten-year outlook from CBO.
Social Security Turns 80: The Need for Reform
As Social Security celebrates 80 years, we look at the challenges it faces
to see 80 more years.
Fiscal FactChecker: 16 Budget Myths to Watch Out for in the 2016 Campaign
Be on the lookout for these myths as candidates discuss budget matters.
Medicare at 50: A Check-Up
Examining the challenges facing Medicare as it turns 50.
Q&A: Everything You Need to Know About the National Debt
Answers to basic questions about the national debt.
Debt Threat: The National Debt and You
A look at how high and rising national debt affects you personally.
State of the Debt
We examine the state of the debt.
It's Not All Downhill from Here
Despite deficits currently falling, they are coming down
from record levels and will soon start to rise again.
CBO Long-Term Budget Outlook 2015 Highlights
Washington's Magic Show: Beware of Budget Tricks
Understanding the Appropriations Process
Tax Day 2015 Chartbook
Q&A: Everything You Need to Know About a Budget Conference
Highlights of Gov. Chris Christie's Entitlement Reform Plan
Medicare Slowdown at Risk: The Imperative of Fixings ACOs
Highlights of the President's FY 2016 Budget Proposal
Highlights of the President's budget request for Fiscal Year 2016.
Highlights of CBO's Budget and Economic Outlook 2015
Highlights of CBO's Budget and Economic Outlook 2015-2025.
Social Security Reform and the Cost of Delay
This brief examines the costs of delaying reforms to Social Security.
Highlights of the 2014 Annual Report of the Social Security and Medicare Trustees
Highlights of the report on the finances of Social Security
Common Myths About the Debt
Combating popular myths about the national debt.
Fixing the Highway Trust Fund is Critical to Fixing the Debt
A look at the problems facing the Highway Trust Fund and possible solutions.
President's FY 2015 Budget Summary
Summary of the President's FY 2015 Budget
Tax Reform Act of 2014 Overview
This brief summarizes the highlights of the tax reform
proposal from Rep. Dave Camp.
Tax Reform Resource Page
Links to resources on tax reform.
Updated Q&A: Everything You Should Know About the Debt Ceiling
This primer answers key questions about the Debt Ceiling.
The State of the Union: What We Hope to Hear
In this brief we lay out the five things we would like to hear in the president's State of
the Union Address.
Fixing the Debt through the Budget Conference
This paper highlights the steps the budget conference committee can take to
improve our fiscal situation.
You can download the Citizens' Plan to Fix the Debt to see the best way to find
common ground on a common sense deficit-reduction plan. For a more detailed
paper outlining the Citizens’ Plan, click here.
Three Frameworks for Fixing the Debt
This paper provides more detail on the Citizens' Plan to Fix the Debt -- a plan to find
common ground on a common sense deficit-reduction plan.
Understanding the Sequester
This document offers an explanation of the sequester and how it fits into the budget
State of the Debt
A nine-page report that explains that while near-term deficits have fallen, the long-
term outlook of our debt remains problematic.
State of the Debt Summary
A one-page summary of our full “State of the Debt” report.
Before and After We Fixed the Debt
This one-page document provides examples of how the long-term debt remains
unsustainable, even as the short-term deficits have shrunk.
The Case for Fundamental Tax Reform
A four-page report outlines the benefits of, our principles for, and examples of
structural, pro-growth tax reform.
Our Debt Problems are Far From Solved
The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget’s (CRFB) take on why our long-
term debt is still worrisome, even after substantial short-term deficit reduction.
What We Expect from the Upcoming Fiscal Discussions
CRFB’s take on how this fall’s negotiation over funding the government, the debt
ceiling, and the sequester should play out.
A Bipartisan Path Forward
The updated, comprehensive deficit-reduction plan from Alan Simpson and Erskine
Bowles (otherwise known as Simpson-Bowles 2.0).
Debt and its Impact on Families
A fact sheet on how the debt affects families.
The Bottom Line Blog
The policy blog of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.