Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

FY 2019 Budget

Leon Panetta

Leon Panetta: Five Lessons that Never Seem to Be Learned from Shutting Down the Government

Leon Panetta is co-chair of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, former budget director and White House chief of staff under Pr

What Happens in a Partial Government Shutdown?

Policymakers have until midnight on Friday to avoid a partial

Beware the Budget Busters in the Lame Duck

The lame duck Congress will return to Washington with an importa
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OMB and Congress Propose New Way to Budget for Federal Buildings

Both lawmakers and administration officials have recently begun advocating for a different approach to funding long-term physical federal investmen
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Mid-Session Review Shows How Much Worse the Deficit Has Gotten in the Past Year

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released the Mid-Session Review
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Have Deficit Projections Doubled Because of the Tax Bill and BBA 2018?

Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) appeared on
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Letter to the Veterans Affairs Conference Committee

Below is a letter from CRFB President Maya MacGuineas to the conferees appointed to negotiate between the House and Senate versions of the Veterans
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Budget Process Changes in the FY 2019 House Budget

The Fiscal Year 2019 House budget resolution contains a nu

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