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Options for the Pension Committee to Consider

As we recently explained, proposals from the Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Plans could include considerable costs. The Joint...

Appropriations Watch: FY 2019

Last Updated 6/15/2018 Congress began appropriations work for FY 2019 in April. The enactment of the 2018 Bipartisan Budget Act increased defense...

After Tax Reform, Tax Expenditures Remain Costly

The Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) recently released its latest tax expenditure estimates. The report shows that despite the 2017 tax law, ...

Rescission Bill Should Be No-Brainer

For Immediate Release The House of Representatives narrowly passed a bill to rescind $14.7 billion in federal funds last week that the Congressional...

Medicare Advantage Proposal Reforms Benefits and the Bidding Process

The Medicare Trustees recently delivered a reminder of the importance of reducing Medicare costs. As Steven M. Lieberman, Loren Adler,...

CRFB on Facing the Future: Federal Investment in Children is Dwindling

Children are getting an increasingly small share of the federal budget, even as we are burdening them with immense debt. In an episode of the Concord...

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