Home Hero

Objective. Nonpartisan. Committed to fiscal responsibility.

Latest

Are There $1.6 Trillion in Tax Loopholes?

Former Vice President and 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden told the Rainbow PUSH Coalition Convention on June 28 that the tax code contains $1.6...

Appropriations Watch: FY 2020

Updated 7/10/2019: Press reports indicate the Senate will not proceed with appropriations bills until lawmakers reach a deal with the White House on...

New Pension Bill Adds Too Much to the Debt

The House Ways & Means Committee is considering pension reform legislation that CBO estimates will add $64 billion to deficits over the...

Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 7/9/2019: The next two years will include several predictable fiscal policy deadlines that will force congressional action. Many of...

Gene Steuerle: Alice Rivlin: The George Washington of the Congressional Budget Office

Dr. Eugene (Gene) Steuerle is an Institute fellow and the Richard B. Fisher chair at the Urban Institute and a member of the Committee for a...

Saving Social Security and Medicare Could Help Fix the Debt

The Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) Long-Term Budget Outlook shows debt rising continuously as a share of the economy over the next 30 years and...

Our Mission

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget is a nonpartisan, non-profit organization committed to educating the public on issues with significant fiscal policy impact.

Learn more about us