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Senate Budget Committee Releases FY 2018 Budget

Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY) released the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Senate budget resolution today. The budget proposes $3.3...
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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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The Republican Study Committee's Budget "Securing America's Future Economy"

As the House and Senate move forward in considering the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget over the next few weeks, the Republican Study Committee (RSC)...
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House and Senate Move Forward on FY 2018 Appropriations

The appropriations season is moving forward before Congress has passed a budget. Below, we explain how that can happen. Typically, Congress is...
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$200 Billion in Mandatory Savings Should Not Be Too Difficult

One of the debates preceding the House Budget resolution was whether the resolution should call for $200 billion of mandatory savings. This week's...
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The Progressive Caucus "People's Budget"

The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) released their “The People’s Budget: A Roadmap for the Resistance.” The budget is the first...
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Eight Gimmicks to Look Out For This Budget Season

In the coming days and weeks, the Trump Administration is expected to release its full Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget proposal, and the House and...

Drivers of Spending Growth in the Long Term

The Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) latest Long-Term Budget Outlook projects that federal debt held by the public will exceed the size of the...

CRFB to Budget Committee Chairmen: Focus on the Debt

We sent a letter to House Budget Committee Chairman Diane Black (R-TN) and Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY) last week asking them to...
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Budget Will Be Difficult to Balance Without ACA Savings

For the past three years, Republicans have proposed budgets with a goal of achieving balance within the next decade. However, that goal will be much...

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