Congressional Budgets

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The Progressive Caucus FY 2019 "People's Budget"

The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) released its “The People’s Budget: A Roadmap for the Resistance” for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019, which calls...
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We Need Functional, Not Budget-Busting, Bipartisanship

The House and Senate appear to be moving through the appropriations process better and faster than any time in at least the last nine years. Congress...
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Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

The next two years contain several predictable fiscal policy deadlines that will force Congressional action. Many of these deadlines could bring...
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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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It Would Be Unprecedented to Not Even Consider a Budget

For Immediate Release Over a month after the statutory deadline to complete a budget, neither the House nor Senate Budget Committees have even...
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Congress Has Never Failed to Propose a Budget

There has never been a year where at least one of the two congressional Budget Committees have not proposed a budget. Since the modern budget...
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Paul & Sanford Introduce Penny Plans

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and Representative Mark Sanford (R-SC) have introduced “penny plans” that would balance the budget within a decade through a...
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Republican Study Committee Releases FY 2019 Budget

While the House and Senate Budget Committees have yet to release a budget for FY 2019, the Republican Study Committee (RSC) has released its own...

Letter to Members of Congress on Statutory Budget Deadline

The statutory deadline for a budget is April 15 and no budget is in sight. Instead, members of the House of Representatives are voting on a balanced...
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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...

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