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CBO Announces YouTube Channel

Elemndorf announced the YouTube channel in a blog post. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Can’t get enough of budget hearings? The Congressional Budget Office has you covered.  

The CBO announced Friday that it is launching its own YouTube channel , which will showcase videos of congressional testimonies, media briefings and more.  

“We consider the transparency and accessibility of our work to be basic values of the agency,” CBO Director Doug Elmendorf wrote in a blog post announcing the channel.  

As of 4:30 p.m., the YouTube channel had 30 subscribers and had posted 15 videos posted, which all are of Elmendorf testifying to Congress about the budget outlook.  

The YouTube channel is not the only social media platform for the CBO. The budget organization also has a Twitter account that lists more than 5,000 followers. The CBO also has a SlideShare account , which showcases documents regarding forecasts and press briefings, with more than 13,600 followers.  

   

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