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Is CBO "Always Wrong" Because It Doesn't Understand Growth?

In dismissing projected trillion-dollar deficits, National Economic Council director Larry Kudlow recently claimed that one should "never believe the...
Apr 11, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Factchecking the Senate Budget Committee Hearing with CBO

At least two claims in Wednesday's Senate Budget Committee hearing with Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Director Keith Hall merit fact checking....
Mar 14, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

WATCH: MacGuineas Testifies Before Ways & Means Tax Policy Subcommittee

Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, testified before the House Ways and Means Tax Policy Subcommittee on...
Mar 13, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Maya MacGuineas's Testimony on Tax Extenders

On March 14, 2018, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas testified before the House Ways and Means Tax Policy...
Feb 2, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Post-State of the Union Fact Check Roundup

The President's first State of the Union address included several claims related to the recently passed tax legislation, including a few repeat...

IMF: Tax Bill's Boost to Growth is Short-Term

This week, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released a new estimate of economic growth, revising their short-term estimate upwards because of...

Three-Week Funding Deal Includes $30 Billion in Tax Cuts

Lawmakers came to a bipartisan agreement to end the federal government shutdown yesterday, but it came with a very high price. The continuing...

$30 Billion in Debt is a High Price to Reopen the Government

For Immediate Release The House and Senate have passed a short-term continuing resolution extending discretionary funding through February 8. The...

Sizing Up Revenue With the Tax Bill Enacted

As lawmakers return for the new year after the enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), they also face a new budget outlook with significantly...