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Where Does the Budget Stand Compared to Historical Averages?

Recently, there has been a lot of discussion over whether the country has a revenue problem or a spending problem. While there is no way to...

Appropriations Watch: FY 2020

Updated 8/15/2019: Press reports indicated the Senate would not proceed with appropriations bills until lawmakers reached a deal with the White House...

Letter to Finance Committee: Thank You For Working to Reduce Health Costs

Below is a letter sent today from Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas to leaders of the Senate Finance...

Was a "No" Vote on the Budget Deal a Vote for "More Spending"?

In support of the $1.7 trillion Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019 (BBA19), Senator David Perdue (R-GA) gave a floor speech and penned an op-ed arguing...

Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 8/7/2019: The House passed an agreement to raise the discretionary spending caps by $160 billion each year for FY 2020 and FY 2021 and...

Congress Should Move Forward on Budget Process Reform

For Immediate Release Last week, Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY) released a series of discussion drafts with proposals to reform...

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