Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
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Events

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget hosts various events to educate the public about various policy issues. Below is a list of our upcoming, current, and past events.

 

Sep 1, 2021

What’s Going on With the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds?

  The Social Security and Medicare Trustees released their annual reports. This virtual event discussed the current status of the major trust funds and potential policy reforms to improve their solvency. Policymakers need to act sooner...
Jun 30, 2021

Real or Inflated? What to Make of Inflation Concerns?

  The Consumer Price Index has risen by an average of 0.7 percent per month over the last three months, is now 5 percent higher than a year ago, and is already up 2.7 percent in just the first five months of 2021. While many view current...
Apr 8, 2021

Virtual Event: Paying for Infrastructure

America’s infrastructure may soon be getting an upgrade. The Highway Trust Fund is currently less than a year from insolvency, and policymakers are currently discussing spending $1 trillion or more to modernize infrastructure, including investments...
Mar 17, 2021

Virtual Event: New Ideas to Lower Health Care Costs

There is broad agreement on the need to address high and rising health care costs and a growing consensus on potential sources of savings. To highlight potential solutions, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget hosted New Ideas to...
Feb 11, 2021

Virtual Event: What Can You Do With Reconciliation?

Congress advanced a budget resolution allowing up to $1.9 trillion of additional spending or tax cuts through a process known as budget reconciliation. This powerful tool allows legislation to pass with a simple majority in the Senate, but includes...

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