Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

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Jul 27, 2021

Statement on the Passing of Senator Mike Enzi

Former Senator Mike Enzi from Wyoming passed away yesterday, July 26, 2021. He represented Wyoming in the United States Senate from 1997 to 2021 and...
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Jul 14, 2021 | Budgets & Projections

Fully Paid for Must Mean Fully Paid For

For Immediate Release Senate Budget Committee Democrats have apparently reached an agreement to pursue $3.5 trillion of new spending and tax breaks...
Jul 12, 2021 | Budget Process

Policymakers Must Avoid A Budget Busting Summer

For Immediate Release Congress returns from the July 4 recess in the midst of negotiating three major spending packages: a bipartisan infrastructure...
Jul 9, 2021 | Budgets & Projections

CBO Reports $173 Billion Deficit for June

For Immediate Release The United States borrowed over $2.2 trillion in the first nine months of fiscal year 2021, including $173 billion in June,...
Jul 1, 2021 | Budgets & Projections

CBO Projects Debt to Reach Record Levels

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its Updated Budget and Economic Outlook for the next decade, projecting the...
Jun 22, 2021 | Budget Process

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...
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Jun 14, 2021 | Budgets & Projections

Congress Should Pass a Budget, Not Deem Huge Spending Increases

For Immediate Release Recent press reports indicate that the House of Representatives may vote on a “deeming resolution” as soon as this...
Jun 11, 2021 | Other Spending

Committee is Encouraged by Discussions of Offsets

For Immediate Release A bipartisan group of senators appears to be close to reaching an infrastructure spending deal that would be fully...
Jun 8, 2021 | Budgets & Projections

CBO Reports $2.1 Trillion Deficit for First Eight Months of FY 2021

For Immediate Release The United States borrowed nearly $2.1 trillion in the first eight months of fiscal year 2021, according to the latest Monthly...
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May 28, 2021 | Budgets & Projections

President's Budget Does Little to Address High and Rising Debt

For Immediate Release President Biden just released his Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 budget, the first full budget of his presidency, which lays out his...