Posts tagged Budget
Posts tagged Budget
As The Budget Act turns 40, the budget process is showing its age. Read our latest paper on the problems facing the budget process and the need for improvement at http://crfb.org/document/budget-40-time-tune-up
Projected revenue through 2021 has dropped by $4.2 trillion since March 2011. Read more at http://crfb.org/blogs/42-trillion-drop-revenue-projections
Today the House passed the FY 2105 federal budget drafted by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) after rejecting several alternatives. We looked how each handled the national debt under the same economic baseline. Read more at http://crfb.org/blogs/comparing-debt-under-fy2015-budgets
In order to increase costs without adding to the deficit on paper, legislators in both parties and chambers rely on sleights of hand designed to manipulate scoring practices and evade budgetary discipline.
Lawmakers are digging deep into their playbook to avoid paying for new policies. Our Marc Goldwein lays out the playbook in theatlantic http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2014/04/a-guide-to-congresss-gimmicks/359934/
House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan (R-WI) released his #FY2015 #budget proposal today. Here’s a brief overview http://crfb.org/blogs/overview-ryan-fy-2015-budget
Stay tuned for more analysis.
How does the president’s budget deal with the #sequester? We take a look. Read more at http://crfb.org/blogs/how-presidents-budget-deals-sequester
If President Obama included in his recent #budget policies suggested in past budgets, about $575 billion of additional deficit reduction through 2024 could be achieved http://crfb.org/blogs/how-low-could-debt-go
Here’s a look at President Obama’s FY 2015 budget using charts. View the entire Chartbook at http://crfb.org/document/chartbook-presidents-fy-2015-budget
Our Marc Goldwein discusses the Fy2015 #budget. Read more at http://www.voanews.com/content/us-deficit-hawks-say-2015-budget-not-bold-enough/1866021.html