Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Senate

BBB Expirations Could Hide $1 to $2 Trillion of True Costs

As negotiations over President Biden’s Build Back Better reconci
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Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

The next few years will include several predictable fiscal policy deadlines that will force congressional action. Many provisions providing...

Chartbook: Build Back Better for Less

Policymakers are apparently now targeting

Limiting the Cost of Medicare Expansion

As Congress negotiates proposals for Medicare benefit expansions, it should consider ways to limit their costs by either 
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Five Ways to Improve the FY 2022 Reconciliation Package

Congress is attempting to enact a large and ambitious agenda of new programs through the 
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Prevent Government Shutdowns Act of 2021 Introduced in the Senate

Recently, Senators James Lankford (R-OK) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH)
Budget Process

Reconciliation 101

Reconciliation is a special legislative process created as part of the Budget Act of 1974. It is intended to help lawmakers make the tax and...
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The Budgetary Implications of the Senate Budget Resolution

The recently released fiscal year (FY) 2022 Senate
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Former Budget Committee Director Warns Against Budgetary Gimmicks

Former Democratic House Budget Committee staff director Tom Kahn recently penned an

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