As I mentioned yesterday, CBO’s work benefits greatly from many outside experts.
July 27, 2012
July 26, 2012
CBO learns from many outside experts. Part of that learning comes through our panels of advisers, a Panel of Economic Advisers and a Panel of Health Advisers, which consist of widely recognized specialists on a range of issues.
CBO Estimates That the Navy’s Latest 30-Year Shipbuilding Plan Will Cost More Than the Navy EstimatesJuly 25, 2012
Congress requires the Navy to issue an annual report that describes its plan for building new ships over the next 30 years.
July 24, 2012
On June 28, 2012, the Supreme Court issued a decision that essentially made the expansion of the Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) a state option rather than what appeared to be mandatory for states that wanted to continue receiving federal matching funds for any part of their
July 23, 2012
CBO expects to release two reports related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) tomorrow, July 24th, around 2 pm. One report will present updated projections of the budgetary effects of the coverage provisions of the ACA to reflect the Supreme Court's recent decision.
July 16, 2012
The Social Security Disability Insurance (DI) program has expanded rapidly during the past few decades, and CBO projects that, under current law, future spending for the program will significantly exceed the revenues dedicated to it.
July 12, 2012
If future government spending on surface transportation infrastructure matched recent amounts, the condition of the highway and transit systems would probably deteriorate.
July 11, 2012
In most years, the Department of Defense (DoD) provides to the Congress a five-year plan, called the Future Years Defense Program (FYDP), along with its budget request for the coming year.
July 10, 2012
The recent recession has had a substantial impact on income, the amount of taxes owed, and average tax rates.
July 9, 2012
CBO estimates in its latest Monthly Budget Review that the Treasury Department will report a deficit of $905 billion for the first nine months of fiscal year 2012, $66 billion less than the $971 billion deficit incurred through June 2011.