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Dec 3, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

Washington Must Avoid Budget-Busting Christmas Tree Legislation

For Immediate Release  Back from Thanksgiving recess, Congress now has less than three weeks to fund the government before the current...
Nov 13, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

Budget Deficit Increases 34% in October

For Immediate Release  The Department of Treasury today announced that the deficit in October was $134 billion – a 34 percent...
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Nov 13, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

Washington Should Pursue Clean Appropriations Bills

For Immediate Release Senior appropriators confirmed yesterday their plan to pass a second continuing resolution for fiscal year 2020,...
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Nov 1, 2019 | Budget Process

Fair and Smart Budget Reforms Deserve Vote

For Immediate Release Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY) and committee member Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)...
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Oct 29, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

Statement on Bipartisan TRUST Act

Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Representatives Mike Gallagher (R-WI) and Ed Case (D-HI) introduced the TRUST Act on Tuesday...
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Oct 29, 2019 | Health Care

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and West Health Launch Health Savers Initiative

For Immediate Release The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and the West Health Policy Center have launched the Health Savers Initiative, a...
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Oct 28, 2019 | Other Spending

Statement on Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund

For Immediate Release The House of Representatives is voting Monday on H.R. 2440, the Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Act. The...
Oct 25, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

Co-Chairs Daniels, Panetta, & Penny Statement on FY 2019 Deficit

For Immediate Release The Treasury Department released Friday the final deficit total for Fiscal Year 2019, which ended on September 30. Figures...
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Oct 23, 2019 | Taxes

Policymakers Should Reject Efforts to Weaken SALT Cap

For Immediate Release The Senate is voting this afternoon to reopen state workarounds on the limits on the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction...
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Aug 21, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

Budget Deal Made Bad Situation Worse

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office released a new update Wednesday to its Budget and Economic Outlook: 2019 to 2029, ...

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