Cbo: Federal Debt To Exceed 70 Percent Of Economic Output

AFPCBO: Federal debt to exceed 70 percent of economic outputKansas City StarBy KEVIN G. HALL WASHINGTON -- The amount of federal debt held by the public is projected later this year to surpass 70 percent of the nation's annual economic output, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday in a report that ...Unchanged tax, health policies to explode US debt-CBOReutersBarbell Approach Only Way to Lift Heavy EconomyBloombergCBO issues bleak long-term budget outlookThe Associated PressWall Street Journalall 186 news articles »

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  • Budget and Economic Data | Congressional Budget Office
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    12/5/2019 - 2:27 pm | View Website
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    12/2/2019 - 5:33 am | View Website
  • CBO Warns: Historic Debt Levels Threaten Economy
    Under current law assumptions, CBO anticipates that federal spending will grow from 20.6 percent of GDP in 2018 to 29.3 percent in 2048. Interest alone is projected to be 6.3 percent of GDP in 2048. Revenues are also projected to increase during that period, growing from 16.6 percent of GDP in 2018...
    12/1/2019 - 11:54 am | View Website
  • An Update to the Budget and Economic Outlook: 2019 to 2029 ...
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  • CBO's 2019 Long-Term Budget Outlook | Committee for a ...
    Under current law, CBO projects debt will exceed the size of the economy by 2034, surpass the record high by 2037, and be nearly double today’s level at 144 percent of GDP by 2049. Debt will exceed the record high three years later than projected last year, when CBO estimated the nation was 16 years away from reaching this milestone.
    06/25/2019 - 4:17 pm | View Website
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