Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

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Aug 2, 2018 | Taxes

CRFB Reacts to Capital Gains Tax Proposal

For Immediate Release Recently, a number of proposals have emerged to modify the capital gains tax – either by legislation or through administrative...
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Aug 1, 2018 | Health Care

Proposed Senate Point of Order Would Limit Health Care Proposals in Budget Reconciliation

For Immediate Release Today, 12 senators introduced a proposal that would establish a new Senate point of order to restrict the types of changes...
Jul 24, 2018 | Taxes

Further Debt-Financed Tax Cuts Beyond Irresponsible

For Immediate Release Today, the House is scheduled to vote on the first of several of health-related tax cuts, which could total over $100 billion...
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Jul 17, 2018 | Budgets & Projections

Policymakers Should Support Deficit Reduction in Financial Services Spending Bill

For Immediate Release The House is expected to vote this week on a minibus appropriations bill that includes the Financial Services and General...
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Jul 17, 2018 | Budgets & Projections

New White House Report Shows Deficit Projections Have Doubled

For Immediate Release The White House Office of Management and Budget released its annual mid-session review Friday, updating deficit projections in...
Jun 28, 2018 | Other Spending

Farm Bill Is a Missed Opportunity

For Immediate Release Today, the Senate passed the Agriculture Improvement Act (Farm Bill), which would extend a variety of farm subsidy and...
Jun 27, 2018 | Budgets & Projections

Congress Should Vote on the Budget

For Immediate Release The House Budget Committee passed a budget resolution last week, but lawmakers have not indicated when or if it will come to a...
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Jun 19, 2018 | Budgets & Projections

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Reacts to House Budget Resolution

For Immediate Release House Budget Committee Chairman Steve Womack (R-AR) introduced today a Chairman’s Mark of the Fiscal Year 2019 budget...
Jun 13, 2018 | Other Spending

Rescission Bill Should Be No-Brainer

For Immediate Release The House of Representatives narrowly passed a bill to rescind $14.7 billion in federal funds last week that the Congressional...
Jun 7, 2018 | Budget Process

Congress Should Reinstate and Strengthen PAYGO Rules

For Immediate Release Recently, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer called for reinstating pay-as-you-go (PAYGO) rules...