RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Congressional Budget Office

A collection of news and information related to Congressional Budget Office published by this site and its partners.

Top Congressional Budget Office Articles

Displaying items 45-55
  • Q&A: Why Affordable Care Act costs continue to fall

    Q&A: Why Affordable Care Act costs continue to fall
    As the Supreme Court considers the fate of government subsidies to millions of consumers receiving coverage under the Affordable Care Act, a nonpartisan budget analysis found Monday that projected costs of President Obama's signature healthcare program...
  • It's past time for Congress to pass Medicare reform

    It's past time for Congress to pass Medicare reform
    House Republicans have no qualms about leaving millions of low-income Americans without health coverage, as evidenced by their repeated votes to repeal Obamacare. But they're so skittish about reducing access to Medicare, the federal insurance program for...
  • House congressional budget fails to address America's fiscal problems

    House congressional budget fails to address America's fiscal problems
    Here's the United States' fiscal predicament in a nutshell: Under current law, the publicly held debt of the federal government will increase by 4.5 percent of gross domestic product over the next decade, to a historically anomalous 78.7 percent of GDP....
  • Report looks at fallout of smaller shipbuilding budgets

    Report looks at fallout of smaller shipbuilding budgets
    A new report examines how the Navy, 30 years into the future, could maintain its global presence with a smaller fleet, and the options are sobering for Hampton Roads. Sailors could spend more time at sea. The Navy might move more ships overseas....
  • In Obamacare case, these politicians are firing at their neediest residents

    In Obamacare case, these politicians are firing at their neediest residents
    The potential damage from a Supreme Court ruling overturning insurance subsidies for low- and middle-income Americans in three dozen states has been thoroughly outlined--the loss of subsides by nearly 8 million people and the cratering of the insurance...
  • As U.S. hits debt limit, Treasury takes steps to extend borrowing

    As U.S. hits debt limit, Treasury takes steps to extend borrowing
    The Treasury Department has started taking steps to extend the federal government's borrowing ability as the U.S. hits its debt limit again Monday, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew told lawmakers Friday. In a letter to congressional leaders, Lew urged...
  • Shopping for Obamacare in Pa. puts price pressure on insurers

    Shopping for Obamacare in Pa. puts price pressure on insurers
    The high rate of "shopping" in Pennsylvania during the second open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act has ratcheted up competition among insurance companies and will help to keep rate hikes in check, according to the U.S. Department of Health...
  • Obamacare's projected costs continue to tumble, report says

    Five years after Obamacare became law, the projected costs continue to tumble, according to a nonpartisan report released Monday. Costs of providing healthcare under the Affordable Care Act are projected to be almost one-third less than what had been...
  • Isakson vows to ease 40-mile limit on VA Choice Card

    Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), new chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, promises to push for two critical changes to soften a restrictive 40-mile rule on user eligibility under the VA Choice Card program. If Isakson succeeds, thousands...
  • Is dynamic scoring good policy?: Front Burner

    Is dynamic scoring good policy?: Front Burner
    Recently, while most Americans weren't paying attention, the U.S. House executed a significant shift in policy that could affect how much the 114th Congress taxes, spends and borrows. The shift came in a rule change, adopted after a vigorous debate...
  • Yes: History and economics justify change: Front Burner

    Yes: History and economics justify change: Front Burner
    I have never met an economist (conservative, liberal, Marxist, vegetarian or radical libertarian) who disagrees with the proposition that when the price of something changes, human behavior is impacted. The two most fundamental propositions in economics,...