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Prognosis unknown

...nation?You're in good company ? the nation's top budgetary scorekeeper doesn't know either.The Congressional Budget Office, which four years ago said Obamacare would reduce the deficit by $120 billion over 10 years, now says measuring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-10/prognosis-unknown
Ideological purity or a stronger economy? Partisanship hurting progress

...them home because of outdated restrictions on work visas for this country.According to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, the impact of the Senate immigration bill passed last year is an economic windfall: "The bill would increase the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-06-01/ideological-puri
Congressional budget office: Minimum wage hike raises income for over 16.5M but cost 500K jobs

...proposal, the Con gressional Budget Office said gradually raising the minimum...not destroying ? jobs." The budget office said its estimate of employment...insurance.As a result, the budget office said federal budget deficits would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-18/minimum-wage-increase-rais
GOP blocks Democrats' minimum wage try in Senate

...We'll compromise, but not on the number."Republicans in turn point to a report by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, which estimated that an increase to $10.10 could cost about 500,000 jobs in 2016. They did not mention that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-30/gop-blocks-democrats-minim
Congressional water deal funds Savannah port project

...cost about $8.2 billion. The compromise is expected to land somewhere in between the two, but a Congressional Budget Office estimate was not yet available.Congress would have to pass separate legislation to pay for all of the projects included...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-15/congressional-water-deal-fund
Who will pay the freight?

The Congressional Budget Office predicts that 2.3 million people who used to have full-time jobs will choose to cut back to 35-hour part-time jobs to receive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-02-25/who-will-pay-freight
Rants & Raves

...knowing what they are talking about. Those without health insurance before Obamacare ? 30 million. Congressional Budget Office projections for those without health insurance after Obamacare ? 30 million. Obamacare is going to increase most...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-13/rants-raves
Taking Obamacare out for a spin

...isn't as fast as the latest spin engineered by liberal media to defend the latest Obamacare debacle.The Congressional Budget Office reported Tuesday that the president's Affordable Care Act will reduce America's number of full-time workers by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-02-07/taking-obamacare-out-
Republicans lack ideas

...exchanges, such as California and Kentucky, enrollment is running ahead of projections. A nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office report stated that the ACA will stimulate the economy, and that the cost to the government will be lower than projected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-07/republicans-lack-ideas
Necessary compromise on the new budget exposes both good and bad

...federal debt. The law will reduce debt by $23 billion over the next 10 years. But according to the Congressional Budget Office, the federal debt will increase by $6.3 trillion.Do the math. For every $6,300 in new debt there is $23...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-01-12/necessary-compro