Press Releases | January 2017

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Jan 27, 2017 | Other Spending

Lawmakers Must Pay for the Border Wall and Other Initiatives

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan Thursday estimated the cost of a border wall with Mexico at between $12 billion...
Jan 24, 2017

Statement by Maya MacGuineas on Confirmation Hearing of Rep. Mick Mulvaney for OMB Director

Today, the Senate Budget Committee and Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee held confirmation hearings for Congressman Mick Mulvaney to...
Jan 20, 2017 | Economics

Statement by Maya MacGuineas on the Inauguration of Donald Trump

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget welcomes Donald Trump and Mike Pence as the President and Vice President of the United States. The new...
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Jan 6, 2017 | Budget Process

Budget Reconciliation Shouldn't Add to Deficit

Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) has filed an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2017 budget resolution being considered in the Senate that would restore the...