Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Fiscal Policy in the News

Dec 13, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Erskine Bowles to Kiplinger: Beware the Ticking Debt Bomb

Today, Kiplinger's Personal Finance published

WaPo: A Flawed Deal is Better Than No Deal

So far, reactions to the budget agreement have been mixed.

GAO Explains the Debt

The Government Accountability Office, the investigative arm of Congress, posted a short educational video explaining the national debt today.
Oct 21, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Larry Fink: Washington Needs to Prove the Political System Still Works

As the dust begins to clear from this month's political battle over the debt ceiling and government shutdown, there have many reports of businesses
Oct 16, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Marc Goldwein: Hard Choices Required to Address Looming Debt

The prolonged government shutdown and debt ceiling debate are a clear indication that our government is not functioning as it should.

Marc Goldwein: Don’t Believe the Myth That Debt Problem is a Myth

With the recent improvement in medium-term budget projections, some are trying to advance

The Economic Cost of the Shutdown

As we enter day 2 of the government shutdown, Amer

Q&A: Everything You Should Know About the Debt Ceiling

While it is incredibly disappointing that elected