CBO Monthly Budget Review | Breaking It Down

April 10, 2014

This week, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its monthly estimate of the current level of federal spending. In the first six months of the fiscal year, the federal government ran up a budget deficit of $413 billion.

CBO Report Hurts Obamacare on Social Media | Twitter Trends

February 6, 2014

When the CBO released a new report on Tuesday detailing how Obamacare would affect major areas of the U.S. economy, social media was set ablaze. The keyword “CBO” trended on Twitter nationally and has gained 63,386 mentions since the release of the report.

A Busy Week In Washington | Spending Daily

News Roundup | February 6, 2014

With the CBO’s Budget and Economic Outlook for 2014 to 2024 report released yesterday, jobs numbers coming out tomorrow and the end of the suspension of the debt limit approaching, it has been a busy week in Washington.

Congressional Budget Office Report | Breaking It Down

February 6, 2014

Yesterday we looked at the Congressional Budget Office’s projections for how the Affordable Care Act would affect the U.S. economy. Today we break down the other figures found in the CBO’s semiannual budget and economic report.

CBO Budget and Economic Outlook for 2014-2024

February 4, 2014

This morning the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its updated budget outlook for fiscal years 2014-2024. This report includes new projections on the country’s deficits as well as updated estimates of the effects of the president’s new healthcare law.

Debt Dynasty

September 17, 2013

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) today released a report warning that the federal deficit’s short-term shrinkage doesn’t mean we’re in the clear for avoiding long-term fiscal problems.