Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

FY 2019 Budget

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Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 4/9/2020: On March 27, the President signed into law 
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Q&A: Everything You Should Know About Government Shutdowns

The fiscal year began on Oct. 1, 2019, and Congress has enacted none of 12 appropriations bills setting discretionary spending levels.
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Treasury: 2019 Deficit was $984 Billion

The Treasury Department released final budget numbers for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 today, showing

Three-Fifths of This Year's Deficit is Policymakers' Fault

The budget deficit will be almost $900 billion this year according to
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Appropriations Watch: FY 2019

Here is a link to the Appropriations Watch for FY 2020.
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Feb 5, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release

Play Debt-O During State of the Union 2019!

President Donald Trump will give his second State of the Union address tonight at 9 p.m. ET.
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The Government Shutdown Could Wipe Out Recent Stimulus Effects on This Quarter

The current government shutdown has lasted long enough to temporarily erase all the positive stimulus effects of recent major legislation. 
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The Shutdown's Economic Toll Equals the Average Hurricane

The current government shutdown is the economic equivalent of a self-imposed natural disaster.

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