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Martha Coven and Richard Kogan
Revised 12/29/04
28K-HTML, 33K-PDF, 6pp.

Would Borrowing $2 Trillion for Individual Accounts Eliminate $10 Trillion in Social Security Liabilities?
Jason Furman, William G. Gale, and Peter R. Orszag
12/13/04
21K-HTML, 29K-PDF, 3pp.

Should the Budget Rules Be Changed So That Large-Scale Borrowing to Fund Individual Accounts Is Left Out of the Budget?
Jason Furman, William G. Gale, and Peter R. Orszag
12/13/04
32K-HTML, 46K-PDF, 5pp.

Should the Budget Be Changed to Exclude the Cost of Individual Accounts?
Jason Furman, William G. Gale, and Peter R. Orszag
12/13/04
112K-HTML, 91K-PDF, 18pp.

Did the Appropriations Bill Provide a Sufficient Increase in Low-Income Energy Assistance to Cover Spiraling Home Heating Costs?
Richard Kogan
Revised 11/23/04
24K-HTML, 27K-PDF, 2pp.

Official Treasury Report Shows Fourth Year Of Deficit Growth, Despite Economic Recovery
by Richard Kogan and Robert Greenstein
Revised 10/14/04
19K-HTML, 30K-PDF, 3pp.

New Congressional Budget Office Estimates Show Continued High Deficits and Further Fiscal Deterioration
Richard Kogan and David Kamin
Revised 10/1/04
Summary: 21-HTML, 82K-PDF, 4pp.
Full Report: 28K-HTML, 65K-PDF, 11pp.

Deficits and the Mid-Session Review
David Kamin, Richard Kogan, and Robert Greenstein
Revised 10/1/04
Full Report: 62K-HTML, 65K-PDF, 12pp.
Center Statement: 10K-HTML, 18K-PDF, 1pp.
Policy Points:  21K-PDF, 2pp.

The President's Increases in Education and Training Programs: Are They Temporary Increases that Would Be Replaced With Cuts After One Year?
Robert Greenstein, Richard Kogan, and Martha Coven
9/10/04
25K-HTML, 30K-PDF, 3pp.

Administration's Latest 2004 Deficit Projection Appears Overstated; Will Final Deficit Figure Be Presented As Progress In Deficit Reduction?
Richard Kogan
8/10/04
15K-HTML, 40K-PDF, 2pp.

The Implications Of The Social Security Projections Issued By The Congressional Budget Office
Robert Greenstein, Peter Orszag, and Richard Kogan
6/14/04
37K-HTML, 34K-PDF, 5pp.

President’s Budget Contains Large Cuts In Domestic Discretionary Programs
Richard Kogan and David Kamin
Revised 6/7/04
40K-HTML, 34K-PDF, 5pp.

Deficit Picture Grimmer Than CBO's March Projections Suggest
David Kamin and Richard Kogan
6/4/04
53K-HTML, 117K-PDF, 18pp.

The Ultimate Burden of the Tax Cuts
William G. Gale, Peter R. Orszag, and Isaac Shapiro
6/2/04
Press Release: 29K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 3pp.
Summary: 43K-HTML, 30K-PDF, 5pp.
Full Report: 90K-PDF, 21pp.

Administration Memo Confirms Plans for Budget Cuts in Many Domestic Discretionary Programs in 2006
David Kamin, Richard Kogan, and Robert Greenstein
Revised 6/1/04
15K-HTML, 24K-PDF, 3pp.

A Simple Proposal that Can Yield Substantial Savings Over Time
Robert Greenstein
5/18/04
15K-HTML, 23K-PDF, 2pp.

Passing Down the Deficit: Federal Policies Contribute to the Severity of the State Fiscal Crisis
Iris J. Lav and Andrew Brecher
5/12/04
Press Release: 113K-HTML, 40K-PDF, 2pp.
Fact Sheet: 12K-HTML, 36K-PDF, 1pp.
Full Report: 954K-HTML, 118K-PDF, 26pp.
State by State Data: HTML

Digging the Hole Deeper: The Senate Plan Substantially Increases Deficits
Richard Kogan, Joel Friedman, and David Kamin
Revised 4/28/04
82K-HTML, 38K-PDF, 4pp.

Budget Priorities Under the Senate Budget Plan
Robert Greenstein, Richard Kogan, and Joel Friedman
Revised 4/28/04
96K-HTML, 46K-PDF, 8pp.

Joint Statement In Support Of Restoring Pay-As-You-Go Budget Enforcement For Tax Cuts And Entitlements
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, The Concord Coalition, The Committee for Economic Development, and The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
4/20/04
Joint Statement: 26K-HTML | 301-PDF, 5pp.
Press Release: 13K-HTML | 289-PDF, 1pp.
Methodology: 49K-HTML | 297K-PDF, 3pp.
Complete Media Packet: 1195K-PDF, 12pp.

Overlooked Element of Medicare Trustees’ Report Could Spell Trouble For Beneficiaries in Future Years
Edwin Park, Robert Greenstein, and Richard Kogan
Revised 4/20/04
38K-HTML, 61K-PDF, 7pp.

Tax Returns: A Comprehensive Assessment of the Bush Administration’s Record on Cutting Taxes
Isaac Shapiro and Joel Friedman
4/14/04
45K-HTML, 63K-PDF, 13pp.

Press Release: Tax Returns: New Report Questions Effectiveness, Design of Bush Tax Cuts through 2004 and Beyond
4/14/04
36K-HTML, 24K-PDF, 5pp.

House Budget Plan Would Swell Deficits By Extending the 2001 and 2003 Tax Cuts and Making Them Permanent
Richard Kogan and Robert Greenstein
Revised 4/2/04
98K-HTML, 44K-PDF, 5pp.

Understanding the Social Security and Medicare Projections
Robert Greenstein and Peter Orszag
Revised 4/2/04
30K-HTML, 37K-PDF, 5pp.

Fact Sheet: Misleading Claims About New Social Security and medicare Projections
Robert Greenstein and Peter Orszag
Revised 4/2/04
14K-HTML, 26K-PDF, 2pp.

What The Trustees' Report Indicates About The Financial Status Of Social Security
Robert Greenstein and Peter Orszag
Revised 3/31/04
46K-HTML, 33K-PDF, 4pp.

Key Issues in the Budget Resolution Conference
3/31/04
14K-HTML, 31K-PDF, 2pp.

House Budget Committee’s Discretionary Spending Cap Proposal Represents Unsound Policy
Robert Greenstein and Richard Kogan
Revised 3/25/04
38K-HTML, 41K-PDF, 6pp.

House Budget Committee Adopts Severe Five-Year Caps On Discretionary Programs
Revised 3/24/04
13K-HTML, 37K-PDF, 2pp.

Too Good To Be True: Tax Cuts Do Not Pay For Themselves
Richard Kogan, David Kamin, and Joel Friedman
Revised 3/22/04
17K-HTML, 43K-PDF, 2pp.

House Budget Committee Process Proposal Would Not Restrain Those Areas of the Budget that Have Contributed Most to the Deficits
David Kamin, Richard Kogan, and Joel Friedman
3/18/04
17K-HTML, 29K-PDF, 3pp.

Administration's Proposed Discretionary Spending Caps Represent Unsound and Inequitable Policy
Robert Greenstein and Richard Kogan
Revised 3/5/04
28K-HTML, 37K-PDF, 5pp.

Fact Sheet: Broad Cuts in Domestic Programs After 2005 Under Administration Budget
2/27/04
16K-HTML, 30K-PDF, 2pp.

Analysis Of The President's Budget
Richard Kogan and Robert Greenstein
Revised 3/5/04
55K-HTML, 48K-PDF, 9pp.

Administration's Budget Would Cut Heavily Into Many Areas of Domestic Discretionary Spending After 2005
Revised 3/5/04
42K-HTML, 93K-PDF, 21pp.

Fact Sheet:
Administration's FY 2005 Budget an Unbalanced and Ineffective Approach to Fiscal Discipline
John Springer
Revised 3/5/04
20K-HTML, 28K-PDF, 2pp.

Concentrating on the Wrong Target: Bush Cuts Would Reduce Domestic Discretionary Spending, As A Share of GDP, To Its Lowest Level in 46 Years
Isaac Shapiro and David Kamin
Revised 3/5/04
96K-HTML, 29K-PDF, 4pp.

Capping Appropriations: Administration's Proposal Regarding Discretionary Caps Likely to Prove Inequitable and Ineffective
Richard Kogan
3/1/04
49K-HTML, 49K-PDF, 8pp.

Press Release: Deep, Widespread Cuts in Domestic Programs Over Next Five Years Under Administration Budget
2/27/04
21K-HTML, 30K-PDF, 3pp.

Administration’s Budget Would Cut Heavily Into Many Areas of Domestic Discretionary Spending After 2005
2/27/04
42K-HTML, 93K-PDF, 21pp.

President's Budget Contains Larger Cuts In Domestic Discretionary Programs than Has Been Reported
Richard Kogan and David Kamin
Revised 2/20/04
40K-HTML, 34K-PDF, 4pp.

A Point-by-Point Response to Heritage Foundation Claims About Federal Spending
Revised 2/9/04
17K-HTML, 30K-PDF, 3pp.

Does The President's 2005 Budget Really Cut The Deficit In Half?
Richard Kogan, Joel Friedman, and John Springer
Revised 2/3/04
40K-HTML, 41K-PDF, 6pp.

Does The Administration's Budget Overstate The Likely 2004 Deficit?
Richard Kogan
2/2/04
28K-HTML, 11K-PDF, 2pp.

War And Anti-Terrorism Spending Or Rampant Growth In Domestic Programs
Richard Kogan
2/1/04
128K-HTML, 51K-PDF, 7pp.

Is Domestic Spending Exploding? An Assessment of Claims by the Heritage Foundation and Others
Robert Greenstein, David Kamin, Richard Kogan, and Joel Friedman
Revised 2/1/04
83K-HTML, 56K-PDF, 10pp.

The Omnibus Appropriations Act: Are Appropriations for Domestic Programs Out of Control?
Richard Kogan
Revised 2/1/04
97K-HTML, 51K-PDF, 9pp.

Deficit Picture Grimmer than New CBO Projections Suggest
Richard Kogan, David Kamin, and Joel Friedman
Revised 2/1/04
182K-HTML, 89K-PDF, 17pp.

CBO Figures Indicate Lower Revenues, Not Higher Spending, Account For The Large Deficit
Isaac Shapiro and Joel Friedman
1/26/04
28K-HTML, 41K-PDF, 2pp.

CBO Data Confirm That Extending Tax Cuts Would More Than Double The Size Of Its Own Official Deficit Projections
Robert Greenstein
1/26/04
8K-HTML, 17K-PDF, 1pp.

State of the Union Primer: Selected Analyses
1/26/04
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Large Tax Cuts But Little Else: Administration Proposes Tax Cuts that Cost Vastly More Than Other Domestic Initiatives Combined
Richard Kogan and David Kamin
1/23/04
59K-HTML, 33K-PDF, 4pp.

Will The Administration Cut The Deficit In Half? And If So, How?
Richard Kogan and Martha Coven
Revised 1/21/04
6K-HTML, 23K-PDF, 2pp.

President's Savings Proposals Likely To Swell Long-Term Deficits, Reduce National Saving, And Primarily Benefit Those With Substantial Wealth
Robert Greenstein
Revised 1/21/04
31K-HTML, 40K-PDF, 5pp.

Total Revenues From All Levels Of Government Drop To Lowest Share Of Economy Since 1968
Isaac Shapiro and Nicholas Johnson
1/15/04
200K-HTML, 54K-PDF, 10pp.

Press Release: Revenues At All Levels Of Government Combined Drop To Lowest Share Of Economy Since 1968 — New Data Question Affordability Of More Tax Cuts
John Springer
1/15/04
19K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 1pp.

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