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CBO Economic Forecast Sees Major Headwinds Facing Growth

Predicting what the economy will look like over the next 30 years is no easy task, but the assumptions in the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO)...

How High Will Debt Rise If Current Policy Continues?

The Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) 2017 Long-Term Budget Outlook shows today's high debt will nearly double as a share of Gross Domestic Product...

Rudolph Penner: Washington’s New Definition Of Budget Success

Dr. Rudolph Penner was the director of the Congressional Budget Office from 1983 to 1987, and he is an Institute Fellow at the Urban ...

TRUSTGO: To Fix the Debt, Start By Making Trust Funds Solvent

Last week, we showed that today's post-war era record-high debt is slated to double as a share of the economy over the next three decades, while four...

CBO’s 2017 Long-Term Budget Outlook

The United States is on an unsustainable fiscal path, according to the Long-Term Budget Outlook released by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO)...

CBO Releases 2017 Long-Term Budget Outlook

Today the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released their latest Long-Term Budget Outlook, extending the agency's budget projections for the next 30...