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Congressional Leadership Pushes For Extending Expiring Tax Breaks, But Ignores Expiring Unemployment Benefits
Joel Friedman, David Kamin, and Isaac Shapiro
39K-HTML, 37K-PDF, 6pp.

The Energy Bill: More Tax Breaks in the Face of Rising Deficits
David Kamin, Joel Friedman, and Richard Kogan
22K-HTML, 27K-PDF, 3pp.

Medicare "Cost Containment" Proposal Includes Ideologically Loaded Provisions
Richard Kogan, Edwin Park, and Robert Greenstein
Revised 11/7/03
36K-HTML, 57K-PDF, 8pp.

Administration Proposal To Combine The Accounting Of Medicare Part A, Medicare Part B, And Prescription Drugs Is Unsound
Richard Kogan and Edwin Park
28K-HTML, 38K-PDF, 5pp.

Gimmicks Mask True Cost of Revised Thomas Corporate Tax-Cut Package
Joel Friedman
21K-HTML, 32K-PDF, 4pp.

Swelling Deficits: Increased Spending is not the Principal Culprit
Richard Kogan
27K-HTML, 42K-PDF, 3pp.

The Decline of Corporate Income Tax Revenues
Joel Friedman
Revised 10/24/03
200K-HTML, 70K-PDF, 13pp.
Fact Sheet: 14K-HTML, 26K-PDF, 2pp.

Federal Income Taxes, as a Share of GDP, Drop to Lowest Level Since 1942, According to Final Budget Data
Isaac Shapiro
67K-HTML, 39K-PDF, 7pp.

Federal Policies Contribute to the Severity of the State Fiscal Crisis
Iris Lav
67K-HTML, 65K-PDF, 13pp.

More Fiscally Irresponsible Tax Cuts This Fall?
Joel Friedman
53K-HTML, 42K-PDF, 6pp.

Mid-Term And Long-Term Deficit Projections
Introduction: 13K-HTML
Press Release: 19K-HTML, 34K-PDF, 3pp.
Full Report: 153K-PDF, 19pp.
Joint Statement: 59K-HTML, 56K-PDF, 6pp.
Media Packet: 70K-PDF, 39pp.

Does The Administration Really Have A Plan To Cut The Deficit In Half?
Richard Kogan
Revised 9/16/03
19K-HTM, 27K-PDF, 3pp.

Sacrifice Is Relative: Cost Of War, Though High, Remains Far Less Than Cost Of Tax Cuts
Richard Kogan
25K-HTM, 37K-PDF, 3pp.

Fact Sheet: "Waste, Fraud, and Abuse" Spending-Cut Targets Much Larger than Advertised
John Springer
18K-HTML, 22K-PDF, 1pp.

$401 Billion vs $455 Billion: Good News, Bad News, Or No News?
Richard Kogan
Revised 9/3/03
24K-HTM, 27K-PDF, 3pp.

Reducing "Waste, Fraud, And Abuse": One Percent Of What?
Richard Kogan
216K-HTML, 82K-PDF, 14pp.

Are Policies That Assist Low-Income Workers Receiving Appropriate Priority?
Edited by Isaac Shapiro and Sharon Parrott
79K-HTML, 90K-PDF, 14pp.

Deficit Picture Even Grimmer Than New CBO Projections Suggest
Richard Kogan
89K-HTML, 87K-PDF, 12pp.

OMB Figures Show Revenues - Due To Tax Cuts - At Exceptionally Low Levels, While Spending Levels Are Not Especially High
Isaac Shapiro and Richard Kogan
86-HTML, 25K-PDF, 2pp.

Fact Sheet: Annual Deficits To Exceed $300 Billion Through The Coming Decade
John Springer
35K-HTML, 30K-PDF, 2pp.

Sanitizing The Grim News: The Administration's Efforts to Make Harmful Deficits Appear Benign
Richard Kogan and Robert Greenstein
60K-HTML, 73K-PDF, 6pp.

The Causes and Significance of the New Deficit Figures
Richard Kogan
Revised 7/15/03
23K-HTML, 53K-PDF, 3pp.

Statement of Robert Greenstein, Executive Director, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, on the New Administration Budget Projections
17K-HTML, 24K-PDF, 2pp.

War, Tax Cuts, And The Deficit
Richard Kogan
Revised 7/8/03
60K-HTML, 44K-PDF, 5pp.

300 Billion Deficits, As Far As The Eye Can See
Richard Kogan
Revised 7/8/03
120K-HTML, 74K-PDF, 12pp.

How Significant are the Administration's Proposed Increases in Foreign Development Aid?
Nancy Birdsall, Isaac Shapiro and Brian Deese
353K-PDF, 11pp.

Tax Policy Center And CBPP. Analyses Show That House Tax Plan Would Be More Tilted Toward The Very Wealthy - And More Expensive - Than Bush Plan
Robert Greenstein, Richard Kogan, and Andrew Lee
Revised 5/21/03
43K-HTML, 35K-PDF, 5pp.

Press Release: Senate Appears Poised To Approve Tax Cut With Actual Cost Of $660 Billion
15K-HTML, 31K-PDF, 2pp.

Nickles Dividend Amendment Relies On Budget Gimmicks, Would Balloon Ultimate Cost Of Senate Package To About $660 Billion
Joel Friedman and Robert Greenstein
Revised 5/15/03
28K-HTML, 32K-PDF, 4pp.

Press Release: Federal Revenues Below Expectations, Casting Doubt on Affordability of New Tax Cuts; Revenues at Lowest Point in Decades as Share of GDP
John Springer
17K-HTML, 22K-PDF, 2pp.

New CBO Data Show Deficit Will Be Higher Than Earlier Forecast As Revenues Fall To Their Lowest Level In Decades, As A Share Of GDP
Isaac Shapiro
81K-HTML, 30K-PDF, 3pp.

Despite Some Improvements Over Other Bills, Senate Finance Committee Tax-Cut Measure Remains Deeply Flawed
Joel Friedman and Robert Greenstein
69K-HTML, 65K-PDF, 10pp.

Millionaires and the Ways and Means Tax Plan
Isaac Shapiro
32K-HTML, 26K-PDF, 3pp.

States Could Lose Up To $8 Billion During Current Fiscal Crisis As A Result Of Senate Finance Committee Proposal
Iris Lav
Revised 5/6/03
16K-HTML, 26K-PDF, 3pp.

Federal Revenues Appear To Be Drying Up More Than Expected; By Key Measure, Revenues 5/Hit Lowest Level in About Four Decades, Even Before New Tax Cuts
Isaac Shapiro
72K-HTML, 30K-PDF, 4pp.

Administration's Economic Growth Claims Disputed By Broad Range Of Economists
43K-HTML, 30-PDF, 6pp.

The Administration's Tax Cut Blitz: Assessing The Message
Robert Greenstein and Isaac Shapiro
40K-HTML, 26-PDF, 5pp.

Overview Of Final Budget Resolution Agreement: Large Tax Cuts In Budget Resolution Would Worsen Long-Term Fiscal Outlook
Joel Friedman
Revised 4/17/03
45K-HTML, 154-PDF, 6pp.

How Will Tax Cuts Be Handled Under The 2004 Budget Resolution?
Richard Kogan, Robert Greenstein, and Joel Friedman
18K-HTML, 22K-PDF, 3pp.

Comparing The House And Senate Budgets
Robert Greenstein and Richard Kogan
Revised 4/7/03
47K-HTML, 24K-PDF, 4pp.

Will The Senate's "Pay-As-You-Go Rule" Make Budget Plans Less Costly?
Richard Kogan
Revised 4/7/03
34K-HTML, 24K-PDF, 3pp.

What Does The Spratt Motion To Instruct Budget Conferees Mean?
Richard Kogan
18K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 3pp.

House Budget Gives Government Reform Committee Unprecedented Power to Cut Programs in Other Committees' Jurisdictions
Richard Kogan and Robert Greenstein
14K-HTML, 22K-PDF, 2pp.

Fact Sheet: Entitlement Cuts in House Budget Plan Could Have Serious Human Costs
John Springer
Revised 3/28/03
11K-HTML, 21K-PDF, 1pp.

The Human Costs Of Cuts In Major Low-Income Programs Contained in the House Budget Resolution
Sharon Parrott and John Springer
Revised 3/28/03
66K-HTML, 47K-PDF, 10pp.

Steep Domestic Discretionary Spending Cuts In House Budget Far Exceed Substantial Cuts In Senate And President's Budget
Richard Kogan and Isaac Shapiro
29K-HTML, 22K-PDF, 3pp.

House Budget Plan Calls For Deep Cuts In Key Low-Income Entitlement Programs: State-By-State Table Shows How Benefits And Services In Each State Would Be Affected
Sharon Parrott
Revised 3/28/03
12K-HTML, 41K-PDF, 3pp.

House Budget Plan Calls For Cuts In Key Domestic Entitlement Programs: Cuts Average Four Percent Over Ten Years, Grow Deeper Each Year
Richard Kogan
Revised 3/26/03
55K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 3pp.

Nickles Amendments To Budget Resolution Would Undo Tax-Cut Reductions Passed To Pay For War And Ease Effects On Deficits
Robert Greenstein, Joel Friedman, and Isaac Shapiro
14K-HTML 23K-PDF, 2pp.

Beneficiaries Of Proposed Social Security-Related Tax Cut Have Significant Wealth; Their Average Net Worth Exceeds $1 Million, While Their Median Net Worth is $420,000
Robert Greenstein and Diane Whitmore
16K-HTML 23K-PDF, 2pp.

Press Release: House Budget Contains Large Cuts In Medicaid And Other Domestic Programs
Revised 3/24/03
23K-HTML, 23K-PDF, 3pp.

Deep Program Cuts In House Budget Proposal Would Be Exceeded By Size Of Tax Cuts For The Top 1%
Isaac Shapiro
Revised 3/21/03
11K-HTML, 15K-PDF, 2pp.

Fact Sheet: Broad Cuts in Entitlement Programs Under House Budget Plan
John Springer
Revised 3/21/03
45K-HTML, 17K-PDF, 1pp.

An Illustration of How Much Each State Might Lose in Federal Medicaid and SCHIP Matching Funds Under the House Budget Resolution
Leighton Ku
55K-HTML, 15K-PDF, 1pp.

The Extent To Which The House And Senate Budget Committees' Plans Would Increase Deficits And Debt
Richard Kogan
Revised 3/21/03
83K-HTML, 34K-PDF, 4pp.

Fact Sheet: House and Senate Budget Plans Would Add Trillions in Debt
John Springer
Revised 3/21/03
28K-HTM, 23K-PDF, 1pp.

Fact Sheet: Cost of Administration Tax Cuts Exceeds the Combined Long-term Deficits Faced by Social Security and Medicare
John Springer
Revised 3/20/03
26K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 2pp.

The Senate Budget Committee's Tax Cut Is Only 7 1/2 Percent Smaller Than The Administration's
Richard Kogan
26K-HTM, 22K-PDF, 2pp.

The Administration's Tax Cuts And The Long-term Budget Outlook
Peter Orszag, Richard Kogan and Robert Greenstein
Revised 3/19/03
32K-HTML, 33K-PDF, 6pp.

Fact Sheet: Administration Tax Cuts Are Unlikely to Increase Economic Growth Substantially And Will Not Pay for Themselves
John Springer
Revised 3/13/03
27K-HTML, 26K-PDF, 2pp.

Blue-Ribbon Business Group Issues Stern Warning on Deficits And Advises Against Further Tax Cuts
22K-HTML, 29K-PDF, 4pp.

Fact Sheet: Administration Tax Cut Proposals Would Cost $2.7 Trillion Through 2013
John Springer
Revised 3/10/03
19K-HTML, 75K-PDF, 1pp.

New CBO Report Puts Deficit Under Administration Policies At $1.8 Trillion Over Ten Years
Robert Greenstein
Revised 3/10/03
17K-HTML, 75K-PDF, 2pp.

Removing Only The "Dividend" Proposal Would Reduce Ultimate Cost Of President's Tax Agenda By One-Sixth Or Less
Richard Kogan and Robert Greenstein
24K-HTML, 67K-PDF, 4pp.

Administration's Tax Cutting Agenda Would Cost $2.7 Trillion Through 2013
Joel Friedman, Richard Kogan and Denis Kadochnikov
Revised 3/7/03
23K-HTML, 48K-PDF, 6pp.

Will The Tax Cuts Ultimately Pay For Themselves?
Richard Kogan
70K-HTML, 191K-PDF, 8pp.

Will The Administration's Tax Cuts Generate Substantial Economic Growth?
Richard Kogan
45K-HTML, 168K-PDF, 9pp.

Fact Sheet: President's Claim Of Nine Percent Increase In Aid To States Is Highly Misleading
Richard Kogan and Iris J. Lav
12K-HTML, 65K-PDF, 1pp.

President's Claim Of Nine Percent Increase In Aid To States Is Highly Misleading
Richard Kogan and Iris J. Lav
47K-HTML, 48K-PDF, 4pp.

The State Fiscal Crisis is Impeding Economic Growth: Federal Aid to States Would be Most Effective Stimulus
Iris J. Lav
26K-HTML, 43K-PDF, 4pp.

Tax Cuts a Major Factor in Return of Deficits
John Springer
9K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 1pp.

Are Tax Cuts A Minor Or Major Factor In The Return Of Deficits? What the CBO Data Show
Richard Kogan
15K-HTML, 150K-PDF, 10pp.

CBO Projections Understate Potential Deficits Because They Leave Out Large Costs That Are Very Likely to Occur
Richard Kogan
Revised 1/31/03
22K-HTML, 31K-PDF, 4pp.

Left Behind in Good Times and Bad: The Administration's 2003 Budget Proposes Reductions in Programs for Low- and Moderate-Income Families Amidst an Economic Slump
Richard Kogan
Revised 1/28/03
136K-HTML, 69K-PDF, 12pp.

Cutting $10 Billion in Appropriations for Poverty and Other Programs While Promoting a $670 Billion Tax Cut: Does this Represent Fiscal Discipline and Balanced Policy?
Robert Greenstein and Richard Kogan
Revised 1/22/03
23K-HTML, 45K-PDF, 4pp.

Total Cost of Bush "Growth Package" Exceeds $900 Billion: $674 Billion Figure Doesn't Include Cost of Increased Interest Payments
Richard Kogan
13K-HTML, 22K-PDF, 2pp.

Squandered: CBO Figures Show How the Surplus of 2001 Became a Deficit in 2003
Richard Kogan
Summary: 38K-PDF, 2pp.
Full Report: 149K-PDF, 14pp