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Georgia share of federal spending near bottom

...intergovernmental grants to encourage state and local governments to adopt federal policy priorities," the Congressional Budget Office in a report on grants to state and local governments."The rejection of that approach by Georgia policymakers might...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-09-06/georgia-share-federal-sp
Enough to make you sick

...on its promise to serve the estimated 95 million people ? nearly one in three Americans ? that the Congressional Budget Office expects to be program-dependent by 2022.The nearly one in four Americans enrolled in Medicaid right now can't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-01/enough-make-you-sick
Income inequality flap is much understated through deceptive data

White House economists, the Census Bureau and the Congressional Budget Office ? along with Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez and other economists ? cannot agree on a definition of personal income and hence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-04-26/income-inequalit
Poll: Most Americans say their taxes too high, while the wealthy pay too little

...little, while 33 percent of Republicans said they don't pay enough.According to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, the poorest 20 percent of households paid less than 1 percent of all federal taxes in 2011, the latest year for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-22/poll-most-americans-say-th
Social insecurity

...budget shortfall gradually and restored the program to cash-flow solvency by 2083, according to the Congressional Budget Office.That plan simply would have allowed workers younger than age 55 the option to invest more than a third of their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-16/social-insecurity
Can America avoid economic disaster?

...the government needs to borrow each year ? has dipped, but this is only a temporary reprieve. The Congressional Budget Office predicts the deficit will climb again, doubling in the next 10 years. The debt, the accumulation of all annual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-08-06/can-america-avoi
Evans mother hopes Congress passes medical research bill

...our life."Solares, a member of Autism Speaks' Geor gia advocacy team, said the bill, which the Congressional Budget Office reported will reduce the deficit by $524 million over 10 years, needs to become law."Autism is such a newer diagnosis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-07-24/evans-mother-hopes-congress-
Year by year, law catching up to problem of prescription drug misuse

...hydromorphone; 525 percent for fentanyl (of Michael Jackson infamy); and 866 percent for oxycodone. The White House Budget Office has estimated that drug abuse costs the government $300 billion a year!Unfortunately, the practicing physician is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-02-15/year-year-law-ca
Marijuana oil trials about to start at GRU

...through and Diamond could not say exactly where it stood, although the university has been in touch with Deal's budget office."How they handle their funding I just don't know," he said, although he is confident the money will come through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-29/marijuana-oil-trials-about-s
Majority of Georgia voters back raising minimum wage, exit poll shows

...find strong evidence of job losses when researching the impact of minimum-wage hikes in the past. The Congressional Budget Office analyzed the potential effects of a $10.10 minimum wage and predicted it could result in a loss of 500,000 jobs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-08/majority-georgia-voters-ba