Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Press Releases | November 2017

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Nov 30, 2017 | Taxes

JCT Score Shows Tax Bill Would Cost $1 Trillion After Economic Growth

For Immediate Release The Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) released its dynamic score of the Senate Finance Committee-passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act...
Nov 21, 2017 | Taxes

The Senate Should Not Vote on Tax Reform Without a Dynamic Score

In the coming weeks, the Senate is expected to vote on its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) has...
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Nov 20, 2017 | Other Spending

Disaster Relief Deserves Offsets

For Immediate Release Last week, the Trump Administration requested $44 billion of disaster relief funding, on top of roughly $50 billion of...
Nov 20, 2017 | Budgets & Projections

Congress Should Offset Cost of Any Sequester Agreement

For Immediate Release   Press reports suggest Congress and the administration are nearing a sequester relief agreement to increase defense and...
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Nov 16, 2017 | Taxes

House Passes Historic Debt Increase

For Immediate Release The House of Representatives passed a tax cut package today that will add $1.5 trillion or more to the national debt. The...
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Nov 15, 2017 | Taxes

Modified Chairman's Mark Makes a Bad Bill Worse

For Immediate Release Late Tuesday night GOP leaders unveiled a modified Chairman’s Mark of the Senate tax reform bill, which included significant...
Nov 10, 2017 | Taxes

Senate Tax Plan Has Too Little Reform and Too Much Debt

For Immediate Release Senate GOP leaders yesterday unveiled their version of tax reform, which resembles the House’s bill but also differs in...
Nov 2, 2017 | Taxes

A Step Backwards for Fiscal Responsibility

For Immediate Release Today, the House Ways and Means Committee unveiled the Chairman’s Mark of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.” The following is a...