Papers | June 2019

View our recurring reports, which summarize and analyze the most important regular federal budget releases and reports.
Jun 25, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

CBO's 2019 Long-Term Budget Outlook

Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its Long-Term Budget Outlook, again confirming the budget’s unsustainable long-term trajectory...
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Jun 20, 2019 | Other Spending

A Plan to Raise the Caps Without Breaking the Bank

Due to the large temporary increase in discretionary spending levels for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019 in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, spending is...
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Jun 7, 2019 | Budget Process

Appropriations 101

What are appropriations? How does Congress determine the total level of appropriations? How does Congress allocate appropriations? How are...