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Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 2/22/2019: Congress passed full appropriations for the remaining seven appropriations bills for the rest of fiscal year 2019, and the...

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....

CRFB Co-Chairs Gov. Daniels, Sec. Panetta, & Rep. Penny: Congress and President Must Make the Debt a Priority

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Co-Chairs Governor Mitch Daniels, Secretary Leon Panetta, and Congressman Tim Penny issued the following...

A (Very Small) PAYGO Sequester is Scheduled To Happen

Small automatic cuts may be coming soon because Congress added to deficits last year. An $800 million (0.1 percent cut) was supposed to go into...

Shutdown Is Bad; So Is More Borrowing

For Immediate Release The Senate is voting on two different plans to re-open the government this afternoon. One version would increase deficits by...

Ernst, Lankford, and Perdue Introduce The "No Budget, No Recess" Act

Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), along with Senators Lankford (R-OK) and Perdue (R-GA), today introduced the "No Budget, No Recess" Act." The legislation...

Q&A: Everything You Should Know About Government Shutdowns

This paper has been updated here. The fiscal year began on Oct. 1, 2018, and Congress has passed just five out of 12 appropriations bills...

Budget Changes in Proposed House Rules

House Democrats are proposing a package of rules to govern the House of Representatives in the 116th Congress. The package contains many...

JSC Markup Amendment Tracker

November 30 Note: The Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform was unable to advance its legislation out of committee...