President's Budget

Costs of Policy Changes under President's Budget

CRFB has updated its comparisons of the costs of the President's proposed policies -- outlined in the President's FY 2011 Budget -- incorporating new...

More Analysis of the President's Budget

On Friday, the Congressional Budget Office released its Preliminary Analysis of the President’s Budget. (Last week we offered a few graphs and...

CBO Releases its Preliminary Analysis of the President's Budget

This afternoon CBO released its preliminary analysis of the President’s Budget, projecting a significantly worse fiscal situation than the...

Budget Reform Proposals in the President's FY 2011 Budget

Although our initial analysis of the President's Budget focused on his ten-year budget plan, the Budget itself includes much, much more. Nestled in...

Stimulus Proposals in the President's Budget

In the budget released last week, the President outlined his vision for additional economic stimulus. Included in his proposal was $76 billion over...

Does the President's Budget Increase the Deficit or Reduce It? (The Answer Depends on Your Baseline)

According to Obama Administraton, the President's FY2011 reduces the ten-year deficit by $2.1 trillion; or $1.2 trillion if the savings from the...

What Will the Budget Look Like in 2020?

In our Analysis of the President's FY 2011 Budget, we discussed that, if the President's proposals were enacted, spending would grow to $5.7...

Still Budgeting Through Footnotes in FY 2011

A few months ago, we pointed out that the Administration was cheating in its Mid-Session Review budget baseline. Essentially it was taking policies...

Freeze Leaves Some Cold, Some Toasty

Today, CRFB released our Analysis of the President's FY 2011 Budget. We will be following-up here at The Bottom Line with shorter analyses discussing...

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