The Department of Defense (DoD) broadly defines “readiness” as the ability of U.S. military forces to fight and meet the demands of the National Military Strategy (which describes the armed forces’ role in achieving national security objectives).
April 25, 2011
April 18, 2011
On Wednesday I spoke to students and faculty at the University of Maryland’s Public Policy School about the challenges of restraining federal health care spending. My remarks drew heavily on my April 4 presentation to the World Health Care Congress (see my blog post
April 15, 2011
Each year, after the President releases his annual budget request in February, CBO analyzes the budget proposals and, using its own estimating procedures and assumptions, projects what the federal budget would look like over the next 10 years if those proposals were adopted.
April 7, 2011
The federal government incurred a budget deficit of $830 billion in the first six months of fiscal year 2011, CBO estimates in its latest Monthly Budget Review—$113 billion more than the shortfall recorded in the same period last year.
April 5, 2011
In response to a request from House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, CBO has conducted a long-term analysis of a proposal to substantially change federal payments under the Medicare and Medicaid programs, eliminate the subsidies to be provided thro
April 4, 2011
I spoke this morning to the World Health Care Congress about the challenge of restraining federal health care spending. (Sorry, I didnt use slides.)