Topic: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
What makes the fiscal outlook unsustainable is that the moving picture of the debt shows it growing faster than our economy.
06/01/2010 12:09 pm
As Obama signs health care bill, attention turns to questions of coverage. In all, some 23 million Americans will still lack insurance in 2019, according to a Congressional Budget Office estimate.
03/23/2010 08:26 pm
President Obama's federal budget includes proposals to increase housing assistance and boost programs that help low-income Americans. That's good news for cities.
02/01/2010 07:50 pm
America is running a hefty budget deficit but fret not. The deficit sky is not yet falling.
01/26/2010 03:17 pm
President Obama meets with union leaders Monday. Unions worry that the Senate healthcare reform bill's 'Cadillac tax' on expensive health-insurance policies could affect its members.
01/11/2010 03:46 pm
Nonprofits are worried that lowering the tax deduction given to the very wealthy for donating to charity would hurt them. But there's no conclusive proof of that.
01/08/2010 09:04 am
In a recent survey, Americans said slashing money for space exploration would help balance the federal budget. But the bulk of tax dollars go to other programs.
12/28/2009 11:56 am
As a first step, Congress may extend the estate tax. There are faster methods, too.
12/28/2009 10:54 am
Budget deficits for 2010 have worsened in 39 states in the past two or three months, according to a new analysis by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.
12/18/2009 06:22 pm
The House voted Thursday to continue the estate tax – an attempt to foil the Bush-era cuts that would have led to the expiration of the estate tax in 2010. But complications remain.
12/03/2009 12:00 am