As the White House prepared to formally call upon Congress to take back $15 billion in unused federal appropriations, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) announced Monday that the government coll
Here’s a quick way to cause howls of ridicule among fiscal deficit hawks: Pass a $1.5 trillion tax cut, follow it up with a $1.3 trillion spending bill and then vote on a bill calling for a Balance
The budget agreement reached by Congress and signed on Friday by the president is what we feared.
Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert Bixby talked about the impact of the U.S.
President Donald Trump introduced his 2019 budget blueprint on Monday. He makes some pretty unrealistic claims about how his current proposals would reduce deficits. . . .
Deficit spending is officially back in style, leaving Washington’s professional deficit scolds wondering how they’ll manage to persuade lawmakers to care about red ink again. . . .
Anyone in Congress might be able to produce a sensible federal budget and cut the national debt — if they didn’t have to answer to their constituents.