Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Papers | September 2017

View our recurring reports, which summarize and analyze the most important regular federal budget releases and reports.
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Sep 11, 2017 | Budgets & Projections

Q&A: Gross Debt Versus Debt Held by the Public

On September 8, the federal government's gross debt exceeded $20 trillion for the first time. This mark serves as an important reminder of the nation...
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Q&A: Everything You Should Know About Government Shutdowns

It’s déjà vu all over again, again – Congress seems to be waiting until the last minute to address several important fiscal priorities. One of the...
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Sep 5, 2017 | Budgets & Projections

Q&A: Everything You Should Know About the Debt Ceiling

One issue that must be addressed this month is the federal debt ceiling, which was reinstated on March 16, 2017 as the debt approached...