Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Press Releases | September 2020

Sep 29, 2020 | Other Spending

Presidential Candidates Ought to Share Their Plans for the Debt

For Immediate Release The first of three presidential debates will take place tonight, with much of the focus on near-term issues such as the COVID-...
Sep 21, 2020 | Budgets & Projections

The Long-Term Debt Outlook is Unsustainable

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its Long-Term Budget Outlook today, which warns that our current high levels of...
Sep 15, 2020 | Budget Process

Congress Must Reach Quick, Reasonable Funding Deal

For Immediate Release With government funding set to expire at the end of this month, lawmakers are negotiating to avert a potential shutdown in the...
Sep 8, 2020 | Budgets & Projections

CBO Reports $198 Billion Deficit for August, Pushing FY 2020 Total to $3 Trillion

For Immediate Release The United States' budget deficit for the month of August was $198 billion, according to the Congressional Budget Office. The...
Sep 1, 2020 | Budgets & Projections

CBO’s Post-COVID Budget Baseline Reveals Magnitude of Future Fiscal Challenge

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its first post-COVID Budget and Economic Outlook for the next decade...