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Reconciliation 101

What is reconciliation? Reconciliation is a special legislative process created as part of the Budget Act of 1974. It is intended to help lawmakers...

Budget Process Reform Options

Budget process reform discussions continue on Capitol Hill, with House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price (R-GA) indicating that he will be...

Debt Limit Deadline: March 16, 2017 – Time for Reform?

One of the first legislative deadlines President-elect Donald Trump and the 115th Congress will face is the need to raise the debt limit. The budget...

Senator Perdue Outlines Ideas for Budget Process Reform

After leading a colloquy on the Senate floor regarding problems with the budget process, Senator David Perdue (R-GA) outlined his plans for budget...

Senator Dan Coats Introduces Bill To Establish Fiscal Commission

Senator Dan Coats (R-IN) introduced the ‘‘Mandatory Bureaucratic Realignment and Consolidation Commission Act of 2016’’ (or...

Senator David Perdue Advocates For New Budget Process Reforms

As Congress rushed to pass a temporary continuing resolution to keep the government operating when the fiscal year begins on Saturday, a group of...