Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Transportation

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Major Trust Funds Headed for Insolvency Within 11 Years

A number of important federal programs, such as Social Security and Medicare, are financed through dedicated revenue sources and man
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COVID-19 Doesn’t Justify Massive, Debt-Financed Infrastructure Spending

House Democrats yesterday released a sizeable highway and infrastructure bill, just as President Trump is also reportedly considering his own...
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CBO Releases Options to Shore Up Highway Trust Fund

CBO recently published a report focused on options to address the impending insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF). 
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Options to Offset An Infrastructure Package

A meeting between Democratic Congressional leaders and President Trump a few weeks ago raised the possibility of an infrastructure package. The...
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Written Testimony on Our Nation's Crumbling Infrastructure and the Need for Immediate Action

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget submitted testimony for the record pertaining to the House Ways and Means Committee hearing on "Our
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A Plan to Save the Highway Trust Fund

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) recently intr

CBO Sees Major Trust Fund Exhaustions On The Horizon

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that three major trust funds will deplete their reserves within the next ten years, with a fourth exhaust
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Pro-Growth Infrastructure Needs Concrete Pay-Fors

Policymakers in Washington have turned their attention to infrastructure, with members of both parties putting forward their own competing proposal

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