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Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 12/24/2019: Congress did not complete action on appropriations before the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30, although lawmakers enacted...

Budget Deal Shows Bipartisan Failure of Leadership

For Immediate Release Later today, President Trump is expected to sign into law a $1.4 trillion spending package, appropriated through two...

Policymakers Added $2.2 Trillion to the Debt in 2019

With Congress finishing up appropriations for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020, including additional provisions that will add $500 billion in debt over the next...

Appropriations Deal Will Cost $2.1 Trillion Over 20 Years

The appropriations deal's numerous deficit-increasing policies, most notably its permanent repeal of three Affordable Care Act (ACA) taxes,...

Cory Booker's "Baby Bonds" Plan

Presidential candidate Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) has put forward a proposal to establish savings accounts for every child born in America funded...

Mike Murphy: Unlike Politicians in D.C., Some Are Willing to Work Together

Mike Murphy is the Chief of Staff and Director of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget's FixUs initiative. He recently wrote an op-ed...

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