No matter how you slice it, this is incredibly bad for most Americans: 25—percentage increase projected by the Congressional Budget Office in health premiums for medium-cost plans on the ACA health exchanges when cost-sharing subsidies...Show More Summary
Canceling Obamacare subsidies only makes them stronger. Or so the Congressional Budget Office predicts.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government ran a $668 billion budget deficit for the just-completed 2017 fiscal year. That's $82 billion more red ink than the government produced last year. The Congressional Budget Office based its findings...Show More Summary
When George W. Bush proposed a major $1.6 trillion tax cut in 2001, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) was projecting a 5.6 trillion budget surplus over the next decade. Fast forward to Donald Trump's plan for a sweeping $1.5 trillion...Show More Summary
The announcement from Collins comes just after the Congressional Budget Office announced their analysis.
If you thought it absurd and incredibly irresponsible for Republicans to propose last week a slipshod, radical health-care bill that would not even allow for a Congressional Budget Office score, then the Sunday night amendments cooked up by Sens. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) will infuriate you. The timing alone should be enough […]
Senate Republicans are rushing to pass the Graham-Cassidy Obamacare repeal bill, and the plan is to do it without a Congressional Budget Office analysis or real hearings or debate. What do they like about this bill, other than the fact...Show More Summary
Cassidy-Graham-Heller is a real threat. The post below is an inventory of four separate analysis of the flow of funds between states under C-G-H in 2026 compared to current law as projected by the Congressional Budget Office. I am just collating and collecting the information. Center for Budget Policy and Priorities is a liberal think […]
Republicans are catching flak for trying to rush through the Graham-Cassidy bill before getting a score from the Congressional Budget Office. But really, what’s to learn? We already know that any bill that abolishes the individual mandate,...Show More Summary
Congressional Budget Office, An Analysis of Corporate Inversions (Sept. 18, 2017): U.S. multinational corporations—businesses incorporated and operating in the United States that also maintain operations in other countries—can use a variety of strategies to change how and where their income is taxed. One such strategy is a corporate inversion, which...
Senate Republicans are preparing to vote on their last-gasp Affordable Care Act repeal bill without estimates from the Congressional Budget Office of its effects on the deficit, health insurance coverage, or premiums. So someone else has to step in to inform the senators of the measure’s grim consequences....
The Latest on congressional health care legislation (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The Congressional Budget Office says it won't be able to provide crucial projections about the impact of the … Click to Continue »
As Senate Republicans push their latest Obamacare repeal bill toward a quick vote, congressional Democrats are asking the Congressional Budget Office to offer the public “a full understanding of the impact this legislation would have on hard-working families.” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, joined by Rep. Show More Summary
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are pushing for a fast analysis of Republicans' latest attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. In a letter to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on Monday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer...Show More Summary
There isn't a Congressional Budget Office score that tells us how much the latest Trumpcare bill the Senate is flirting with will cut from Medicaid, but earlier estimates peg the cuts at $180 billion over ten years, increasing rapidly...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic leaders in Congress on Monday called for the Congressional Budget Office to conduct a full analysis of Republicans' latest healthcare bill aimed at repealing and replacing Obamacare, not just a slimmer budgetary analysis.
Campaign Action The Congressional Budget Office has a new report on federal subsidies of health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, and it's not good news for people with Obamacare. Or tax payers. Or Republicans. The CBO plainly...Show More Summary
Throughout Republicans’ doomed push to replace Obamacare, two words struck fear into their hearts: “CBO score.” No matter how much momentum the GOP built up for an updated bill, the Congressional Budget Office would project tens of millions of newly uninsured people and skyrocketing health-care costs, and Republicans would be on the defensive again. Democrats would express […]
A senior U.S. Navy officer told a congressional oversight panel Thursday that the hectic pace of military operations and a constrained military budget don't excuse two warship accidents in the … Click to Continue »
The Congressional Budget Office's review of potential Trump sabotage presented less dire news than Trump has been counting on should he decide to halt cost-sharing reduction payments to insurance companies on the Affordable Care ActShow More Summary