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A Tale of Two Budgets

For Immediate Release This week, the House is voting on a Fiscal Year 2018 budget while at the same time the Senate is debating its own version –...

The Senate Budget Is Not Responsible

For Immediate Release Today the Senate released a budget resolution that will pave the way for tax reform. The following is a statement from Maya...
Sep 27, 2017 | Taxes

Tax Blueprint Must Focus More on Offsets

For Immediate Release Today the “Big 6” unveiled a blueprint for tax reform. The following is a statement from Committee for a Responsible Federal...
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Senate Budget Should Pursue Fiscally Responsible Tax Reform, Not Unpaid-for Tax Cuts

For Immediate Release Reports suggest that the Senate Budget Committee is considering a budget resolution that allows for $1.5 trillion dollars in...
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Aug 30, 2017 | Taxes

Statement on President Trump's Tax Speech

For Immediate Release Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas released the following statement in response to President...
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Aug 2, 2017 | Budget Process

We Must Increase the Statutory Debt Limit and Take Action to Deal with the Debt

For Immediate Release The United States government is quickly approaching the deadline for raising the debt ceiling. Maya MacGuineas, president of...
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Jul 27, 2017 | Budget Process

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,...
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Jul 26, 2017 | Budget Process

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...
Jul 18, 2017 | Budgets & Projections

House GOP Budget a Solid First Step, But More Work is Needed

For Immediate Release The House Budget Committee released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget resolution Tuesday that calls for balancing the budget...
Jul 13, 2017 | Social Security

Social Security and Medicare Continue Steadily Down the Road to Insolvency

For Immediate Release The Social Security and Medicare Trustees released their annual reports today showing that both programs continue steadily...