Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Debt & Deficits

Dave McCurdy

Dave McCurdy: Horn leading the way on fixing nation's budget

Dave McCurdy is a former Democratic member of Congress representing Oklahoma’s 4th District and member of the Committee for a Responsible
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Dunking on the Debt

Concern about the national debt came from an unexpected corner when Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie announced that he would bring t

CBO Releases New Economic Projections

Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released updated economic projections, i

Projecting COVID's Fiscal Impact

The current economic crisis and response has dramatically expanded federal deficits.
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Updated Budget Projections Show Fiscal Toll of COVID-19 Pandemic

The United States is currently experiencing one of its sharpest economic crises in modern history as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic and...
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Treasury Data Shows Other Countries Not Buying Additional Debt

Total foreign holdings of United States debt held steady during the month of April despite the massive increase in government borrowing...
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Representative Rouda Introduces Fiscal Responsibility & Long-Term Economic Security Act

While short-term borrowing and large deficits are necessary to fight the COVID-19 public health and economic crisis, policymakers will...
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Correcting the Record on the Enzi-Whitehouse Budget Reforms

Prior to the COVID-19 public health and economic crisis, the Senate Budget Committee approved the Bipartisan Congressional Budget Reform Act....
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Debunking Debt Myths in the COVID Economy

Federal debt held by the public is slated to grow by roughly $4 trillion in fiscal year 2020 and exceed the size of the economy by year’s end.
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The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Hails Responsible Economic Leadership

A bipartisan group of 60 members of Congress – led by Reps. Scott Peters (D-CA) and Jodey Arrington (R-TX) – issued a letter today supporting...

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