Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Papers | May 2017

View our recurring reports, which summarize and analyze the most important regular federal budget releases and reports.
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May 24, 2017 | Budgets & Projections

President Trump’s Full FY 2018 Budget

The President released the full version of his first budget yesterday, laying out his proposals for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 and the following decade....
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May 23, 2017 | Budgets & Projections

Re-Estimating the President’s Budget with Reasonable Economic Assumptions

Today, the President released his full Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget proposal. The Administration finds that its policies would balance the budget by...
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May 19, 2017 | Budgets & Projections

What We'd Like to See in President Trump's Full FY 2018 Budget

After releasing its “skinny budget” in March, the Trump Administration is slated to release its full budget request outlining the President’s...
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May 18, 2017 | Taxes

Written Testimony: How Tax Reform Will Grow Our Economy and Create Jobs Across America

Below is a statement from CRFB submitted for the record to the House Ways & Means Committee for a hearing on: “How Tax Reform Will Grow Our...
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May 18, 2017 | Economics

How Fast Can America Grow?

Official projections show real economic growth will average less than 2 percent annually over the next decade. However, some policymakers have...
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May 18, 2017 | Economics

Policies to Grow the Economy

The aging of the population will make achieving past levels of economic growth much more difficult in the years ahead. The Congressional Budget...
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May 16, 2017 | Budgets & Projections

Eight Gimmicks to Look Out For This Budget Season

In the coming days and weeks, the Trump Administration is expected to release its full Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget proposal, and the House and...