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CBO -- China’s Growing Energy Demand: Implications for the United States: Working Paper 2015-05

China’s Growing Energy Demand: Implications for the United States: Working Paper 2015-05
Source: Congressional Budget Office

Growing rapidly in recent decades, China’s demand for energy has nearly doubled since 2005—making China the world’s largest consumer of energy.

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Business And Economics

CBO: Repealing ObamaCare would make the deficit soar

Mike Enzi, chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, had a few important questions that he thought he wanted answered: If Congress repealed ObamaCare, how much money could the federal government save? 369 more words

CBO Says ACA Repeal Will Increase Uninsured and Federal Deficits (by a lot)

My favored definition of “health policy wonk” is someone who reads health reports from the Congressional Budget Office AND enjoys it.  Guilty as charged.  Last Friday’s new report, “ 778 more words

National Health Policy

Here's how much an Obamacare repeal would cost

The Congressional Budget Office has released its latest estimates for the financial cost should Congress repeal the Affordable Care Act—and it wasn’t what many Republicans were hoping for. 251 more words


America's Greek Fiscal Future

Last September, I wrote about some very disturbing 10-year projections that showed a rising burden of government spending.

Those numbers were rather depressing, but a recently released long-term forecast… 718 more words


The Fiscal Time Bomb Is Still Ticking!

The Congressional Budget Office is by far the most objective source of detailed information about the federal budget, playing a valuable role in the super-charged political atmosphere of Washington D.C.  302 more words

Jack Heidel

CBO -- The 2015 Long-Term Budget Outlook

The 2015 Long-Term Budget Outlook
Source: Congressional Budget Office

If current laws remained generally unchanged, federal debt held by the public would exceed 100 percent of GDP by 2040 and continue on an upward path relative to the size of the economy—a trend that could not be sustained indefinitely.

Business And Economics