Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Budget Projections

The True Costs of Health Reform

UPDATE: CBO has modified its cost estimate for the House bill to save $138 billion over ten years, instead of $109 billion. This change is due...

Updated Health Care Charts

UPDATE: SEE THE MARCH UPDATE HERE.CRFB has updated its health care chart, detailing the ten-year costs and savings from the most recent...

Debt Hits $12 Trillion

This week, the gross national debt hit a record $12.031 trillion. Gross debt is a broad measure which includes both debt held by the public (...

CMS Analyzes House Health Care Bill

On Friday, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a 

Monthly Treasury Statement Shows $1.417 trillion Final Deficit Number for FY 2009

The Monthly Treasury Statement is out, and states that Fiscal Year 2010 is o

Gaps Return to State Budgets

In a recent report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP), mid-year budget sh

A Scary Thought

The federal debt held by the public, today, is almost $7.5 trillion

CBO Delivers Cost Estimate for Physician Payment Updates

Yesterday the CBO delivered a cost estimate for instituting permanent Medicare physician payment updates by repealing the sustainable growth...