In a hearing with Congressional Budget Office Director Doug Elmendorf yesterday, GOP Rep. Paul Ryan discussed the CBO report's finding that work disincentives will cause the equivalent of more than two million full-time workers to leave the workforce.
The Congressional Budget Office's long-term budget update was released today, and there are important updates from its previous projections relating to recent legislative changes. Guy will have more, but there are a few important things to remember.
Elected Democrats and movement progressives are up in arms over the meager cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP - commonly known as food stamps).
A new CBO report exposes the explosion in Pell grant subsidies for college students over the last seven years and options to rein in the substantially-higher spending.