Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

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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, ...
Aug 7, 2019 | Budget Process

Congress Should Move Forward on Budget Process Reform

For Immediate Release Last week, Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY) released a series of discussion drafts with proposals to reform...
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Aug 1, 2019 | Budget Process

Budget Bill Caps Shameful Period of Fiscal Recklessness

For Immediate Release The Senate passed a budget agreement Thursday to suspend the debt ceiling and raise discretionary spending caps for two years...
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Co-Chairs Daniels, Panetta, & Penny Statement on Budget Agreement

For Immediate Release Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Co-Chairs Governor Mitch Daniels, Secretary Leon Panetta, and Congressman Tim Penny...
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Jul 22, 2019 | Budget Process

Budget Deal May Be Worst in History

For Immediate Release According to press reports, Congress and the President are close to a deal that would lift discretionary spending caps by $320...

Policymakers Should Offset, or Reset, the Budget Deal

According to news reports, the White House recently sent Congressional leaders nearly $600 billion of potential budget savings options, requesting...