U.S. Budget Watch is a historical project of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, which provided analysis around the 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns. This site is not regularly updated.

June 2009

The Pros and Cons of a Public Health Care Plan | Minnesota Public Radio

Health insurance companies worry a public option that the Obama administration wants will spell trouble in the marketplace. What is a public plan and how much will such a plan cost?


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The Longterm Budget Outlook

week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its Long-Term Budget
Outlook. The reports suggests a brief window in which deficits subside a bit,
after which the effects of health care cost growth and population aging will
drive them rapidly upward and bring the national debt to unprecedented and intolerable

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Congressional Office Sees Deficit Rising | United Press International

Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget said the United States was "drowning in unprecedented levels of red ink, and there is no plan to fix the situation."

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