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Policymakers Should Support Deficit Reduction in Financial Services Spending Bill

For Immediate Release The House is expected to vote this week on a minibus appropriations bill that includes the Financial Services and General...
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Budget Process Changes in the FY 2019 House Budget

The Fiscal Year 2019 House budget resolution contains a number of interesting budget process proposals. The budget passed out of committee last month...
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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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How the House Could Meet the Budget Resolution's Reconciliation Instructions

The FY 2019 House budget resolution calls for $6.5 trillion of policy savings over ten years, but the true action is in the reconciliation...
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Summarizing the FY 2019 House Budget Resolution

House Budget Committee Chairman Steve Womack (R-AR) released his Chairman's Mark of the House FY 2019 budget resolution. The budget resolution calls...

Rescissions, How Do They Work?

Recent press reports have indicated that the Trump Administration is looking to use a process known as rescission to cut spending from the recent...
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Mar 13, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release

Maya MacGuineas to Testify Before Two Congressional Committees on Wednesday

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas will testify before two House Committees on Wednesday, March 14 on two important...
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Dec 8, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

The Tax Bill Conference Committee Can Make The Final Bill Responsible

Both the House and Senate versions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) as currently written would cost nearly $1.5 trillion on a conventional basis...
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Nov 10, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Both House and Senate Tax Bills Carry Substantial Costs

According to the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT), the Senate version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) will add $1.5 trillion to the debt before...
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Nov 3, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

House Tax Plan May Add Over $2 Trillion to the Debt

Note: This blog has been updated from its original posting to account for the new JCT score and a new estimate for the cost of extending the family...

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