Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Trust Fund Solutions

Kerrey and Danforth Sound the Alarm on Long-Term Debt

Former Senators Bob Kerrey (D-NE) and John C. Danforth (R-MO) recently published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal highlighting the need to...

Bipartisan Policy Center Highlights Need for Medicare Trust Fund Solutions

With just five years until the Medicare Hospital Insurance (HI) tru
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Senate Finance Committee Hearing Highlights Need to Secure Highway Trust Fund

The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing last month titled “
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Time is Running Out to Save Social Security

Social Security, the nation's largest and arguably most important government program, is only a 

TRUST Act has Bipartisan, Bicameral Reintroduction

Last week, a bipartisan and bicameral group of lawmakers 
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Ten Options to Secure the Highway Trust Fund

Congress must pass a new highway bill or extend the current one by October 1 of this year, and the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) itself will likely run

Ten Options to Secure the Medicare Trust Fund

The Medicare Hospital Insurance (HI), or Part A, trust fund is expected to be only five years from insolvency and faces a $515 billion net funding

The Case for Trust Fund Solutions

Some of the nation’s most important government programs are financed with dedicated revenue sources using federal trust funds.