FY 2020 Budget

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An Overview of the President's FY 2020 Budget

Moments ago, President Trump released his Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 budget proposals, outlining his tax and spending proposals for the next decade. We...
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What We’d Like to See in President Trump’s FY 2020 Budget

Reports suggest the Trump administration will release its FY 2020 budget in two parts, beginning next week. With debt at post-war record highs,...
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Budget Resolution Principles for Fiscal Year 2020

The congressional budget resolution should establish the nation’s priorities, the approach to financing them, and a plan to ensure the nation is on a...
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Charting a Responsible Path for Discretionary Spending

With the government now fully funded for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019, policymakers must begin the conversation over appropriate funding levels for next...
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Q&A: Everything You Should Know About Government Shutdowns

The fiscal year began on Oct. 1, 2018, and Congress has passed just five out of 12 appropriations bills setting discretionary spending levels....
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Play Debt-O During State of the Union 2019!

President Donald Trump will give his second State of the Union address tonight at 9 p.m. ET. CRFB will be live tweeting the speech, providing...
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A 5 Percent Discretionary Cut Still Provides Ample Spending

President Trump has asked each cabinet secretary to propose a plan to cut 5 percent of their agency's budget for next year. Assuming this...

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