As CBO celebrates its 40th anniversary — and as Congress considers appointing a new director — there is a key opportunity for policymakers to reaffirm their support for the independence of this agency.
Today thousands of students on college campuses across the country are mobilizing to make their voices heard on the long-term national debt and what it means for their economic opportunities in the future.
A new organization established by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, announced three major initiatives to advance the Center’s mission to transform U.S. healthcare into a high-performance system that delivers high-quality care at a lower cost.
An overwhelming majority of voters (91%) feel that a stable fiscal foundation will lead to growth; 8 in 10 say addressing the long-term debt will improve economic mobility and opportunity for all Americans.
Along with creating the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office and the House and Senate budget committees, this important piece of legislation established the federal budget process still in use today.