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Reconciliation Should Not Add to the Debt

For Immediate Release Recent reports suggest the Senate Budget Committee is considering a budget that would call for $6 trillion in new spending,...

House Members Urge the Adoption of a Budget Resolution

On Monday, a group of five Democratic members of the House of Representatives sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) calling for...

Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

The next few years will include several predictable fiscal policy deadlines that will force congressional action. Many provisions providing COVID...

CRFB Launches Suite of Budget Games

Today the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget launched Budgeting for the Future , a suite of interactive games related to the federal budget...

Senator Lummis Introduces Sustainable Budget Act

Senator Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) recently introduced the Sustainable Budget Act with Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA), Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Mike Rounds (R-SD...

Kinzinger and Phillips Call for a Bipartisan Commission to Address the Deficit

Representatives Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) and Dean Phillips (D-MN) recently introduced a joint resolution to establish a National Committee on Fiscal...

TRUST Act has Bipartisan, Bicameral Reintroduction

Last week, a bipartisan and bicameral group of lawmakers reintroduced the TRUST Act , which would establish bipartisan commissions to restore...

Maya MacGuineas: Make the budget committees great again

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently wrote an...

Burchett and Case Reintroduce RAFT Act

Establishing fiscal goals , including debt targets, is one proactive way to begin to tackle our nation's unsustainable fiscal situation. Legislation...