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More money, more problems

...minimum wage reduces teen employment at small businesses by 4.6 to 9 percent. The government's own Congressional Budget Office has already estimated the minimum wage increase would eliminate up to 1 million jobs.Yet Obama continues to push the wage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-14/more-money-more-probl
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...them home because of outdated restrictions on work visas for this country.According to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, the impact of the Senate immigration bill passed last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 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
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-30/gop-blocks-democrats-minim
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
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
Augusta-area small employers wary of proposed minimum wage increase

...more likely that a small employer is going to pay somebody around the minimum wage," he said.The Congressional Budget Office reported in February that total employment could plummet by an estimated 500,000 workers, or 0.3 percent, if the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-03-22/augusta-are
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
Masters Tournament commits $6 million for new cancer facility, children's camp

...that be in the bank before it will release the bond funding. Because the bond funding was sold this fiscal year, the budget office would like to see that money in the bank by the end of this fiscal year, June 30, so the project can stay on track...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-02-18/masters-tournament-commits-6