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Why increasing feds' retirement contributions may not help cut the deficit

Requiring federal employees to contribute more of their salary toward retirement is rumored to be among the proposals being considered by the House-Senate budget conference committee as an partial alternative to the sequestration budget cuts. The proposal, which the Congressional Budget Office has concluded would increase federal revenues by nearly $20 billion over 10 years, has criticism from federal-employee unions. But now, at least one think tank, known for its hawkish stance on reducing the deficit, says the proposal could end up not saving the government a dime.

Tags: pay and benefits , retirement , retirement contributions , Jack Moore

Monday - 12/02/2013, 06:00am EST

Analysis: Debt ceiling 'grand bargain' needed

Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and the director of the Fiscal Policy Program at the New America Foundation, told Federal News Radio why a "grand bargain" on the debt ceiling debate should happen sooner rather than later.

Tags: debt ceiling , Maya MacGuineas , New America Foundation , In Depth , Francis Rose

Friday - 07/15/2011, 06:35pm EDT
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Red ink galore: A look back at FY2010

Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, joined the DorobekINSIDER with a look back at FY2010.

Tags: Maya MacGuineas , budget , Dorobek Insider

Wednesday - 11/17/2010, 06:35pm EST
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Pew recommends budget fixes

Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, joined the DorobekINSIDER to discuss recommendations for the budget process and how to get back to black.

Tags: Maya MacGuineas , budget , Pew , Dorobek Insider

Wednesday - 11/10/2010, 08:19pm EST
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FY2011 Budget: The proposal will be different from the finished product

The sales pitch has begun on the budget, as OMB Director Peter Orszag and others head to Capitol Hill to talk it up.

Tags: budget , Peter Orszag , Office of Management and Budget , House Budget Committee , Maya MacGuineas ,

Wednesday - 02/03/2010, 07:02pm EST
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Congress joins OMB in effort to cut agency programs

Speaker Nancy Pelosi asks committee chairmen to recommend budget cuts by early June. Experts say history does not bode well for any real reductions or terminations.

Tags: mngt , Peter Orszag , President Barack Obama , Rep. Nancy Pelosi , OMB , White House , GAO , George Washington University , Phil Joyce , Marc Goldwein , PART

Friday - 05/08/2009, 07:07am EDT
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Batten the Financial Hatches

Tags: stimulus , mngt , 2010 budget , Marc Goldwein ,

Wednesday - 03/25/2009, 10:28am EDT
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Not Ordinary Times

Tags: mngt , budget , Fiscal Roadmap Project , Anne Vorce

Thursday - 02/26/2009, 10:28am EST
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