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Apr 8, 2016 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

The Obama Administration Moves on Business Tax Changes

The topic of tax reform made the news on Monday as the Obama Administration simultaneously took regulatory steps to further limit corporate...
POTUS Budget

Five Takeaways from the President's Final Budget

Moments ago, President Obama released the final budget of his presidency. In the coming hours, days, and weeks, CRFB will be publishing analysis...
President Obama

#SOTU Means It's Time to Play Debt-O!

President Obama's final State of the Union address is tonight at 9 p.m. ET. In preparation for his speech, we've brought back our State of...
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Health Care Policies in the President's Budget

Lawmakers often lament the difficulty of reforming Medicare and other health care programs, but the difficulty is not a lack of viable options. One...

Financial Report of the U.S. Government Shows Bleak Picture

Every year, the Treasury Department releases the Financial Report of the United States Government, which provides a detailed picture of the...
Feb 24, 2015 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Business Tax Reform Chapter Lays Out Administration's Thinking

The Council of Economic Advisers released its 2015 Economic Report of the President last week, discussing several recent economic developments and...

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...

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...
President Obama

What to Expect From the President's FY 2016 Budget

On Monday, the President is scheduled to release his FY 2016 Budget. Based on press reports, we know some rough outlines of what he will be proposing...
Jan 20, 2015 | Blog Paper Press Release

CRFB Livetweets and Fact Checks the State of the Union

Tonight at 9:00 PM, President Obama will address Congress and the nation in the State of the Union add