Press Releases | January 2018

Jan 30, 2018 | Budgets & Projections

President Trump Fails to Address Growing National Debt in State of the Union Speech

For Immediate Release President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address on Tuesday. Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee...
Jan 29, 2018

Statement on the Passing of Ed Lorenzen + How You Can Help

For Immediate Release It is with profound sadness that the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget announces the untimely death of our senior...
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Jan 23, 2018 | Health Care| Taxes

$30 Billion in Debt is a High Price to Reopen the Government

For Immediate Release The House and Senate have passed a short-term continuing resolution extending discretionary funding through February 8. The...
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Jan 22, 2018 | Budgets & Projections

Shutdown is a National Embarrassment

For Immediate Release Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, said the following about the government shutdown...
Jan 17, 2018 | Budgets & Projections

House Funding Plan Shouldn’t Be An Excuse to Add to the Debt

For Immediate Release Last night, House Republicans released a new plan to extend discretionary government funding through mid-February. The...

We Need to Break Our Addiction to Debt

For Immediate Release Congress is currently debating a deal to increase spending caps and fund the government through the remainder of the current...