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Stories with organization: United States Congressional Budget Office
  • Budget office: Wage boost would cost firms $15B 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 2:37 pm
  • WASHINGTON - A Senate Democratic bill gradually increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 hourly would require private businesses to spend $15 billion more in salaries when it takes full effect in 2017, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Thursday.

  • CBO on Obama budget: Higher deficits than claimed 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 1:12 pm
  • WASHINGTON - A report released Thursday by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says President Barack Obama's budget request would mean significantly larger budget deficits than the White House claims.

  • CBO: Deficits to drift lower on lower health costs 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 4:58 pm
  • WASHINGTON - A congressional report released Monday predicts slightly smaller deficits both this year and over the coming decade, with lower spending on federal health care spending being the main reason.

  • Report projects health care costs to dip slightly 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 1:55 pm
  • WASHINGTON - The Affordable Care Act's health insurance subsidies will cost a little less than previously thought, according to a new report released Monday.