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Spending Restraint, Economic Growth Key to Reducing Deficits
Washington, DC—The Joint Economic Committee (JEC) released a report today that puts
current deficits into historical perspective and discusses how spending restraint and a growing
economy are critical to reducing future deficits. Release07232003.pdf (78.4 KBs)
Raising the Cost Curve
House Democrats' tri-committee bill "SIGNIFICANTLY EXPANDS"* health cost growth even without inclusion of proposed Medicaid expansion and Medicare changes.
* CBO Director Douglas Elmendorf, testimony before Senate Budget Committee on H.R.3200, "America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009," July 16, 2009.
JECHouseTriCommitteeHealthBillCostCurveChart71709.pdf (449.6 KBs)
DEMOCRATIC JEC REPORT’S ERRORS ALLOWED TO STAND
DEMOCRATIC JEC REPORT’S ERRORS ALLOWED TO STAND: No Warning Issued on Over $760 Billion in Errors
JECGOPResponse1114.pdf (196.4 KBs)
CBO Report Confirms Benefit of Pro-Growth Tax Relief
Washington, D.C. – Senator Bob Bennett (R-Utah), chairman of the Joint Economic Committee, said today dynamic analyses by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) confirm pro-growth tax relief – such as ending the double taxation of dividends – will help the economy. Release04012003.pdf (85.7 KBs)