Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Congressional Budgets

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Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

The next few years will include several predictable fiscal policy deadlines that will force congressional action. Many provisions providing...
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Now's Not the Time to Raid the Pell Surplus

With 2020 college enrollment down as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pell Grant program may add more to its reserves than previously estimated...
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William Hoagland: The Ghosts of Budgets Past, Present & Future

G. William Hoagland is Senior Vice President at the Bipartisan Policy Center and a member of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. He...
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Problem Solvers Release Budget Principles

Earlier this week, the Congressional Problem Solvers Caucus, a bipartisan group of pragmatic representatives led by Reps. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) and...
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Pairing Debt Limit Reform with Budget Goals

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget has long called for Congress to establish fiscal targets and reform the debt limit...
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Correcting the Record on the Enzi-Whitehouse Budget Reforms

Prior to the COVID-19 public health and economic crisis, the Senate Budget Committee approved the Bipartisan Congressional Budget Reform Act....
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House Members Promote a Bipartisan Framework for Budget Reforms

A bipartisan group of 60 lawmakers, led by Representatives Scott Peters (D-CA) and Jodey Arrington (R-TX), released a letter to House leadership this...
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The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Hails Responsible Economic Leadership

A bipartisan group of 60 members of Congress – led by Reps. Scott Peters (D-CA) and Jodey Arrington (R-TX) – issued a letter today supporting...

Congress Increasingly Fails to Budget

The Congressional budget process calls for an annual budget resolution to make explicit the tradeoffs between discretionary spending, direct spendi

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