Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

The President's FY 2016 Budget Series

PAYGO Kudos to the President's Budget

The President's budget follows the important budget principle of PAYGO, responsibly identifying tax and spending offsets sufficient to pay for new...

What Will CBO Say About the President’s Budget?

The President's budget would put debt on a very slight downward path over the next ten years, but that is by the Office of Management and Budget...

No, the President's Budget Doesn't Meet Simpson-Bowles Targets

In touting the low deficits in the President's budget, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest claimed that by reducing the deficit below 3 percent...

The President's Approach to the Sequester

October 1 of this year marks the beginning of fiscal year (FY) 2016 and the return of the sequester on discretionary (appropriated) spending. No...

The President's Budget Saves Only Half of What It Claims

The administration may claim that its budget "achieves about $1.8 trillion in deficit reduction," but our analysis finds that it only...

CRFB Publishes 9-Page Paper on President's FY 2016 Budget

With the release of the President's FY 2016 Budget yesterday, CRFB published a condensed

Policies in the FY 2016 President's Budget

The President released his FY 2016 budget today, describing his proposals for this year and the next decade. We already published a short blog...

President Releases His FY 2016 Budget

Today, President Obama released his FY 2016 budget, outlining his priorities for FY 2016 and the coming decade. Later today, we'll publish a full...

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