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Congress Should Offset Cost of Any Sequester Agreement

For Immediate Release   Press reports suggest Congress and the administration are nearing a sequester relief agreement to increase defense and...

FY 2018 Budget Resolution Resources

This blog has been updated to reflect new publications as of 10/27/17. Consideration of the congressional budget resolution has drawn to a close on...

Newly-Passed Budget Chooses Gimmicks and Debt over Fiscal Restraint

For Immediate Release The House of Representatives passed the Senate-approved budget today. The following is a statement from Maya MacGuineas,...

Senate Budget Is More Irresponsible Than the House

The House of Representatives is expected to vote this week to adopt the Senate’s budget resolution, rather than support their own budget resolution...

How the FY 2018 Budget Could Avoid a Conference

The Senate Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget resolution passed last night on a 51-49 vote. The budget included a "technical" amendment by Senate Budget...

Senate Budget Plan Allows for $1.5 Trillion Added to the Debt

For Immediate Release Today the Senate passed its Fiscal Year 2018 budget containing reconciliation instructions for tax reform. The following is a...

The FY 2018 Senate Budget and Budget Gimmicks

Note: An amendment was adopted during floor consideration that effects budget gimmicks in the House of Representatives. You can read more on that...

Several Amendments Would Improve the Senate Budget

The Senate is considering the FY 2018 Senate budget resolution this week. As is, the budget would facilitate legislation to add significantly to debt...

The Senate Budget Plan Could Dramatically Worsen our Fiscal Situation

For Immediate Release The Senate this week is scheduled to debate and vote on the Fiscal Year 2018 budget, which would allow $1.5 trillion in tax...