Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Fiscal Plans

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Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

The next two years will include several predictable fiscal policy deadlines that will force congressional action. Many of these deadlines could...

Amy Klobuchar’s Plan to “Govern with Fiscal Responsibility”

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) put forward a 
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A Mini-Bargain to Improve the Budget: An Update

Note: This paper is an update from our August 2017 piece “
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What's Needed to Balance the Budget and Meet Other Fiscal Goals

With debt projected to rise from 77 percent of GDP today to 89 p
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Interactive Tool: Reforming the Candidates' Fiscal Plans

Our recent in-depth analysis Promises and Price Tags found

Five Years Since Simpson-Bowles: How Much of It Have We Enacted?

Today marks the fifth anniversary of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform's (Fiscal Commission's) vote on the Simpson-...
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IMF: Fiscal Reform Boosts Economic Growth

The IMF has released new research showing that fiscal reforms enhance economic growth. These findings are broadly consistent with other analysis of...
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Four Takeaways from the Solutions Initiative Plans

The Peterson Foundation's Solutions Initiative III produced five different fiscal plans that would improve the current long-term budget outlook....

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