Budget enforcement procedures, biennial budgeting, credit reform, capital budgeting, line-item veto, and fair-value accounting: Welcome to CBO's Inside Baseball category. This topic brings together the agency's work on budget concepts, the budget process, and possible budget reforms.
Budget Concepts and Process
Nov 2012 - Putting the federal budget on a more sustainable path is likely to require a combination of policies, many of which may stand in stark contrast to policies now in place.
Jun 2012 - CBO provides an illustrative analysis of the federal government’s costs for credit programs following two approaches.
Information about the Congressional Budget Office’s budgetary treatment of major medical facility leases of the Department of Veterans Affairscost estimateMarch 22, 2013
- blog postMarch 11, 2013
Preliminary Estimate of the Budgetary Effects of Using the Chained CPI for Mandatory Programs and the Tax Code Starting in 2014cost estimateMarch 1, 2013
- reportNovember 8, 2012
- blog postNovember 8, 2012
- reportJune 28, 2012
- blog postJune 28, 2012
List of CBO publications that analyze the budgetary impact of the Budget Control Act of 2011 (P.L. 112-25)reportApril 23, 2012
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