Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Debt & Deficits

Comparing the Cost of Build Back Better to Other Recent Legislation

Lawmakers are preparing to consider both portions of President Biden's Build Back Better agenda – the Senate-passed
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The Budgetary Implications of the Senate Budget Resolution

The recently released fiscal year (FY) 2022 Senate
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CBO's Deficit Projections Are Higher, Here's Why

In its updated Budget and Economic Outlook, the
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The Senate Budget Resolution Would Allow $1.75 Trillion of Borrowing

Senate Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-VT) released a budget resolution for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 today that 
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Infrastructure Plan Will Add $400 Billion to the Deficit, CBO Finds

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) just published its score of

How Much Could Build Back Better Add to the Debt?

Note: This analysis was updated for new data and details on August 11, 2021.
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Q&A: Everything You Should Know About the Debt Ceiling

The federal debt ceiling will be reinstated on August 1, 2021, at
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Five Reasons to Pay for New Investments

Congress and the Administration are currently negotiating and developing legislation to invest in physical infrastructure, education, and other are
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Maya MacGuineas on Fox Business Discussing the Growing National Debt

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget President Maya MacGuineas joined “Mornings with Maria" on Fox Business to discuss the status of COVID re

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