Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Press Releases

Feb 27, 2021 | Other Spending

House-Approved COVID Relief Bill Could Use Improvements in Senate

For Immediate Release The House today approved a $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill to continue combating the pandemic...
Feb 17, 2021 | Other Spending

COVID Relief Bill Losing Focus as Details Emerge

For Immediate Release As House lawmakers move forward on a $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, details of the...
Feb 16, 2021 | Other Spending

CBO’s Long-Term Debt Outlook Reaffirms Unsustainable Debt Trajectory

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its Long-Term Budget Outlook today, which shows...
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Feb 11, 2021 | Other Spending

CBO Debt Baseline Emphasizes Need to Better Target COVID Relief Bill

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its...
Feb 10, 2021 | Other Spending

Building a Responsible COVID Relief Package

The House of Representatives is currently developing a $1.9 trillion COVID relief package. Policymakers should spend what is necessary to end...
Feb 8, 2021 | Other Spending

CBO Reports $738 Billion Deficit Through First Four Months of FY 2021

For Immediate Release The United States’ budget deficit for the first four months of fiscal year 2021 was $738...
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Feb 8, 2021 | Other Spending

Important to Pay For Child Tax Credit Expansion

For Immediate Release Democratic lawmakers are planning to unveil legislation to substantially ...
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Feb 1, 2021 | Other Spending

New CBO Data Makes Case for More Targeted COVID Relief Plan

As policymakers debate a new round of COVID relief, new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) data suggests a modest fiscal package could help secure a...
Jan 25, 2021 | Other Spending

Statement on the Confirmation of Janet Yellen as Treasury Secretary

For Immediate Release Former Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen, who had been serving on the board of the...