- Posted byon March 25, 2009 at 5:26 PM EDT
Today is a big day in the budget world as the House and Senate Budget Committees kicked off Congressional action on the federal budget with their markups of the budget resolutions.
- Posted byon March 20, 2009 at 1:55 PM EDT
CBO released its re-estimate of the President’s Budget today.
- Posted byon March 18, 2009 at 2:46 PM EDT
How much does the Administration’s FY 2010 Budget increase domestic programs this coming year? If you listen to some critics, you would think that the answer is “the biggest increase ever.” But if you approach the question analytically . . .
- Posted byon March 13, 2009 at 9:27 AM EDT
As I’ve blogged about before, the President’s Budget brings non-defense discretionary spending (NDD) down to its lowest level as share of GDP since 1962.
- Posted byon March 6, 2009 at 4:47 PM EDT
The President is committed to responsibly winding the war down. I don’t do foreign policy, but I can tell you this: ending wars saves money – and so the Administration’s budget includes savings from ramping down overseas military operations over time.
- Posted byon March 3, 2009 at 12:29 PM EDT
I am testifying today before the House Budget Committee and wanted to share my notes on the budget.
- Posted byon February 28, 2009 at 4:19 PM EDT
During last Thursday’s briefing on the President’s FY 2010 Budget, CEA Chair Christina Romer was asked many questions about the economic forecast underlying the Budget – and since then some news reports have highlighted differences between the Administration’s forecast and the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) forecast.
- Posted byon February 27, 2009 at 8:18 PM EDT
Is our budget proposal uncharitable?
- Posted byon February 26, 2009 at 8:29 PM EDT
Peter Orszag: One of the questions I received throughout the day today, as we released the Fiscal Year 2010 budget, is why we are proposing to raise taxes on high-income taxpayers during a recession. And the answer is simple: we’re not.
- Posted byon February 26, 2009 at 12:03 PM EDT
Peter Orszag: I want to open up OMB even more to the public and share with you what we’re doing to address the many challenges that we face as a nation. I know that, for many people, blogs are the easiest way of receiving information – so this blog may prove to be useful even if it simply provides a convenient way of keeping up with information from OMB that is already available in other formats.
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