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Keith Hall: Lawmakers Should Increase Revenue, Reduce Benefit Program Spending to Help Boost Govt Efficiency

Keith Hall, director of the Congressional Budget Office, has said lawmakers need to raise revenues above current projected amounts, decrease spending for major benefit programs or combine such measures to optimize government efficiency. He told the Senate Budget Committee in a written testimony published Wednesday that efforts to address federal deficits should include broader …

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CBO: HASC’s Fiscal 2017 Defense Bill to Lower DoD Spending Over 10 Years

The Congressional Budget Office Director estimates that the passage of the House Armed Services Committee’s fiscal year 2017 defense authorization bill would reduce the Defense Department‘s net direct spending by up to $206 million over the next decade. Keith Hall, CBO director, told HASC Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) in a letter published Wednesday the …

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CBO: Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Bill Would Help Lower US Budget Deficit

Keith Hall, director of the Congressional Budget Office, has sent a letter to Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi to discuss the results of a study on the potential budgetary effects of the proposed Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act. Hall said in the letter that CBO and the Joint Committee on Taxation estimate the implementation of the …

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Keith Hall to Serve as Next CBO Director

Dr. Keith Hall, a two-decade federal government veteran and former senior research fellow at George Mason University’s Mercatus Center, has been appointed to succeed Doug Elmendorf as the Congressional Budget Office director beginning on April 1. Dr. Hall’s term at CBO will run through Jan. 3, 2019 and he will …

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