Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

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Apr 2, 2019 | Taxes

Policymakers Should Not Add Trillions to the Debt through New Cap Deal

For Immediate Release: House Budget Committee Chairman John Yarmuth (D-KY) released details of a plan Tuesday to forgo consideration of a budget...
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Mar 22, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

Senate Budget Plan Includes Realistic Deficit Reduction

For Immediate Release: Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY) introduced today a Chairman’s Mark of the Fiscal Year 2020 budget...
Mar 11, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

President’s Budget Would Add More than $10 Trillion to the Debt

For Immediate Release: President Donald Trump released a portion of his fiscal year 2020 budget Monday, which proposes a number of tax and spending...
Mar 6, 2019

Proposed Abuse of War Spending Account Is an Egregious Gimmick

Acting Office of Management and Budget Director Russ Vought recently suggested that the President‘s budget will evade next year’s...
Feb 13, 2019 | Taxes

Leave Tax Extenders in the Past

Some in Congress reportedly want to revive a package of narrow tax breaks that expired 14 months ago, at the end of 2017, known as “tax extenders.”...
Feb 11, 2019

Statement on the Passing of Representative Walter Jones

For Immediate Release Representative Walter Jones from North Carolina died yesterday, February 10, 2019. The following is a statement from Maya...
Feb 4, 2019 | Budget Process

CRFB Co-Chairs Gov. Daniels, Sec. Panetta, & Rep. Penny: Congress and President Must Make the Debt a Priority

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Co-Chairs Governor Mitch Daniels, Secretary Leon Panetta, and Congressman Tim Penny issued the following...
Jan 28, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

CBO: Debt Still on Unsustainable Path

For Immediate Release  The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its Budget and Economic Outlook for the next decade this...
Jan 24, 2019 | Budget Process

Shutdown Is Bad; So Is More Borrowing

For Immediate Release The Senate is voting on two different plans to re-open the government this afternoon. One version would increase deficits by...
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Jan 16, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

More Borrowing Not a Shutdown Solution

For Immediate Release Recently, several senators have suggested increasing next year’s discretionary spending caps as part of a deal to secure wall...