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Blog | September 2017

Welcome to our blog – The Bottom Line, where you’ll find up-to-date commentary and analysis on the most important news in the fiscal world. Below is a list of our blog posts.
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Sep 18, 2017

CRFB 2017 Annual Dinner: Celebrating our Commitment to Fiscal Responsibility

On Tuesday, September 12, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget hosted its 2017 Annual Dinner at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol...
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Sep 18, 2017 | Taxes

Resources for Tax Reform

Efforts to reform the tax code are underway, and they will pick up further this fall when the legislative process formally begins. CRFB has published...
Sep 18, 2017 | Taxes

Gene Steuerle: How To Design Tax Reform: 8 Lessons From 1986

Dr. Eugene (Gene) Steuerle is the Richard B. Fisher chair and Institute Fellow at the Urban Institute and a member of the Committee for a Responsible...
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Sep 18, 2017 | Taxes

Maya MacGuineas: Revenue Neutral, Gimmick Free Tax Reform Is Hard -- And Worth It

Maya MacGuineas is president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently...
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Sep 15, 2017 | Budgets & Projections

Maya MacGuineas: $20 Trillion in National Debt Is a Big Deal

Maya MacGuineas is president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently...
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Sep 14, 2017 | Other Spending

Appropriations Watch: FY 2018

Last updated 9/14/2017. The House (by a 316-90 vote) and Senate (by a 80-17 vote) voted last week on a continuing resolution which funds the...
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Sep 14, 2017 | Budgets & Projections

Why Did Debt Jump $318 Billion in One Day?

On September 8, 2017, gross U.S. debt increased almost $318 billion after President Trump signed legislation temporarily suspending the debt limit as...
Sep 12, 2017 | Health Care

Sanders to Introduce Single-Payer Bill – How Much Will It Cost?

Tomorrow, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is expected to introduce a single-payer health care bill (“Medicare for All”). The legislation also has...
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Sep 11, 2017 | Budget Process

Maya MacGuineas: Don’t Get Rid of the Debt Ceiling. Reform It.

Maya MacGuineas is president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently...
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Sep 11, 2017 | Budgets & Projections

FY 2018 Budget Resolution Resources

Budget season is underway as part of a busy fall on Capitol Hill. Below are all CRFB publications related to the budget resolution. Check out the...

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