Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget


You Say You Want a Resolution

The Senate Budget Committee yesterday approved of a fiscal year 2011 budget proposal by a largely party line 12-10 vote, setting up a heated floor

‘Line’ Items: Offsets and Coming to a Resolution on the Budget

Congress Extends Unemployment Benefits, Along With the Deficit – Last week Congress extended expanded unemployment benefits,

"Deficit Spending: Trouble on the Horizon?

Congress this week demonstrated once again that members aren’t yet willing to embrace the new era of fiscal responsibility that was supposed

Let's Establish a Solidarity Fund

In order to help address its debt crisis, the country of Greece has set up a "

Don't Circumvent PAYGO on Jobs Bill

The CBO released an updated cost estimate* of the Senate jobs bill yesterday.

CBO Scores Second Senate Jobs Bill

Today, Senate Majority leader Harry Reid introduced a second jobs bill, following the first

‘Line’ Items: Commissions, Summits, Caps and Dogs

Commission Coming – The White House says President Obama will create a fiscal commission by executive order within days. Meanwhile, Republicans...