Below is a compilation of the CBPP analyses and blog posts on the budget that House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan proposed, and the House of Representatives passed, in March. At the bottom of the compilation, we also list the Center’s analysis of the Ryan “Roadmap” budget plan.
Blog post: Greenstein Statement
March 21, 2012
“The new Ryan budget is a remarkable document — one that, for most of the past half-century, would have been outside the bounds of mainstream discussion due to its extreme nature. In essence, this budget is Robin Hood in reverse — on steroids. It would likely produce the largest redistribution of income from the bottom to the top in modern U.S. history and likely increase poverty and inequality more than any other budget in recent times (and possibly in the nation’s history).”
Full statement: Robert Greenstein, President, on Chairman Ryan’s Budget Plan
Blog post: Unbalanced Deficit-Reduction Package Would Slash Funds to States and Localities
August 8, 2012
As we explain in a new analysis, a deficit-reduction plan that lacks significant revenues would almost certainly deeply cut federal funds that support states and localities as they educate children, build roads and bridges, protect public health, and provide law enforcement.
Analysis: Deficit-Reduction Package That Lacks Significant Revenues Would Shift Very Substantial Costs to States and Localities — Ryan Budget Cuts to State and Local Services Would Be Far Deeper than Cuts Under Sequestration (w/state-by-state data)
Blog post: Low-Income Programs Would Bear the Brunt of Ryan Cuts
March 23, 2012
The Ryan budget would get at least 62 percent of its $5.3 trillion in nondefense budget cuts over ten years (relative to a continuation of current policies) from programs that serve people of limited means.
Analysis: Chairman Ryan Gets 62 Percent of His Huge Budget Cuts from Programs for Lower-Income Americans
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