Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

FY 2017 Budget

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Appropriations Watch: FY 2017

The government is currently being funded by a continuing resolution (CR), passed on April 28, 2017 through May 5. Both houses of Congress have passed...
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Amendments to the Senate Budget Resolution Regarding the ACA Would Promote Fiscal Responsibility

Last week, the Senate began consideration of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 budget resolution, which is primarily being used to create a legislative...

Chairman Enzi Introduces FY 2017 Budget Resolution Providing for ACA Repeal in Senate

Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY) introduced a budget resolution for fiscal year (FY) 2017 today narrowly focused on repealing the...
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Our Quick Take on CBO's August Projections

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) just released updated baseline projections showing deficits and debt rising in the coming years. CRFB will...
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McCain Amendment Would Undermine Appropriations Discipline

When the Senate considers this year's National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-AZ) is...
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Zika Debate Provides An Opportunity to Discuss How Emergencies Are Funded

Currently, Congress is debating if and how to provide emergency funding to fight the Zika virus. While the President has requested $1.9 billion in...
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A Nation Without a Budget: Statement by Maya MacGuineas

Once again, we are a nation without a budget. Congress has blown past its own deadline for passing a budget and is now working on appropriations...
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House and Senate Move Forward on Appropriations

April 15 is the annual statutory deadline for passing a conferenced budget resolution though the House and Senate, which is intended to formally kick...
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Congressional Progressive Caucus Releases Alternative to House Budget

The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) released their “People’s Budget,” an alternative to the House budget released last week...
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Republican Study Committee Publishes Alternative FY 2017 Budget

The Republican Study Committee (RSC) has released an alternative to the House Republican budget that outlines their vision for the country...

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