Fiscal Policy in the News

Feb 20, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Presidential Edition

Happy Presidents Day – As we honor those who have led this country, the race to become the next in that line is becoming more heated. And...

‘Line’ Items: Budget Day Edition

Big Day – Today is the big day in budget world. The White House released its fiscal year 2013 budget request. As you can imagine, CRFB has been...
Feb 13, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release

No Offsets? No Deal

It's no secret that the conference committee tasked with finding solutions for the expiring 2-month fix for the payroll tax cut, unemployment...
Feb 6, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

'Line' Items: Baseline Edition

Baseline Instinct – The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on Tuesday released its much-awaited 2012 Budget and Economic Outlook. According to...

CBO Releases January 2012 Outlook

CBO released its new budget and economic outlook, showing slightly higher ten-year deficit and debt projections from 2012-2021 than the last ten-year...

'Line' Items: Super Bowl Edition

Super Not So Duper – The word “super” has lost its luster lately. The failure of the Super Committee and the need for a super...

'Line' Items: State of the Union Edition

Stating the Obvious – President Obama delivers the State of the Union address Tuesday evening. The SOTU is the annual rite where presidents...

‘Line’ Items: Playoff Edition

Playoffs in Full Swing – The Packers packed it in; the Broncos got busted; the Saints went marching out; and Houston had a problem as the NFL...
Dec 21, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Interesting Charts Of the Year

With the year wrapping up, our friends Ezra Klein over at the Washington Post and Derek Thompson at The Atlantic asked a variety of noted economists...
Dec 9, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Questions for the Candidates

This Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa, the Republican presidential candidates will debate for one of the last times before the Iowa caucuses on January 3...

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