Topic: U.S. Congressional Budget Office
Think this weekend's vote on the new health care bill was tough? Congress's 2020 decisions will be tougher.
03/22/2010 04:25 pm
The new healthcare bill expands the federal budget's commitment through 2019, then decreases it for the following decade.
03/22/2010 02:15 pm
If the health care reform vote succeeds today, the $940 billion bill would be the biggest change to domestic policy in a generation. The rich and the health industry would pick up most of the tab.
03/21/2010 08:59 am
The CBO score on the healthcare cost of the Democrats' plan may help it become law. But it is not the final word on costs. There's politics to account for.
03/19/2010 03:55 pm
Congress is expected to vote this weekend not just on healthcare, but also on a student aid bill. Here’s a rundown of five key components in the legislation.
03/19/2010 01:54 pm
The Democrats' healthcare reform will cost $940 billion, according to the new CBO score. But most Americans wouldn't see much change in premiums.
03/18/2010 08:10 pm
House leaders made that announcement about the healthcare reform legislation, citing a forthcoming report from the Congressional Budget Office.
03/18/2010 12:34 pm
IKEA left Sweden in protest over the inheritance tax. By making a repeal permanent, the US can avoid such loss of business.
03/18/2010 10:59 am
As efforts to pass healthcare reform progress, more responsibilities are being placed on the Congressional Budget Office and the Senate Parliamentarian's Office – two institutions famous for their devotion to fairness and attention to detail.
03/17/2010 09:48 pm
House Democrats are considering a package of 'fixes' to the Senate healthcare reform bill. Among the demands: lowering the cost of the bill and removing sweetheart deals for some states.
03/17/2010 08:55 am