Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

FY 2018 Budget

Maya MacGuineas: Massive Deficit Was Totally Predictable & Self-Imposed

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt.
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Are Defense and Disasters Causing the Deficit Increase?

When asked about the increasing deficit, President Trump yesterday pointed to defense spending increases and disaster relief.
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Treasury: 2018 Deficit was $779 Billion

The Treasury Department today released a fiscal year-end report
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CBO Shows $782 Billion Deficit for FY 2018

Late last week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its estimate of the final FY 201
Sep 21, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

No, Really, Tax Revenue Has Not Risen

Update: After the end of the fiscal year, we published an upda
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Does the Rescissions Bill Cut $15 Billion in Spending?

The President recently updated and revised his request to rescind
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What's in the President's Rescission Request?

Update: CBO released an estimate of the effect of the CHIP rescission on outlays and covera

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