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Using Gimmicks to Pass a Spending Bill that Busts Budget Limits Is Reckless and Fiscally Irresponsible

For Immediate Release The House of Representatives is considering a so-called “minibus” spending bill combining the defense, military construction,...

A Dangerous Effort to Undermine the Work of the Congressional Budget Office

For Immediate Release When the House of Representatives considers the so-called appropriations “minibus” for fiscal year 2018, which includes...

Options for Meeting the House Budget's Reconciliation Instructions

The Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 House budget resolution includes reconciliation instructions requiring 11 House committees to report legislation that...

Today’s CBO Report Makes Clear Just How Far the President’s Budget Is from Balance

For Immediate Release Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its own estimate of the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget. While...

Maya MacGuineas: White House Video Continues Dispiriting Pattern of CBO Attacks

Maya MacGuineas is president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently...

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Strongly Supports the Sanford-Lee and Lee-Jones Amendments

For Immediate Release The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget strongly supports the Sanford-Lee and Lee-Jones amendments to the National...