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Comparing the Murray and Ryan Budgets

| By CBPP
In a new commentary, CBPP President Robert Greenstein looks at how the new budgets from Senate Budget Committee Chair Patty Murray and House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan approach deficit reduction. As he explains, “The Murray approach is sounder and more even-handed because it calls for both spending cuts and tax increases to reach a more appropriate fiscal goal, doesn’t set back the economic recovery, and spreads the spending cuts across both defense and domestic programs.” Click here for the full commentary.