Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Congressional Budgets

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Now's Not the Time to Raid the Pell Surplus

With 2020 college enrollment down as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pell Grant program may add more to its reserves than previously estimated...
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William Hoagland: The Ghosts of Budgets Past, Present & Future

G. William Hoagland is Senior Vice President at the Bipartisan Policy Center and a member of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. He...
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Problem Solvers Release Budget Principles

Earlier this week, the Congressional Problem Solvers Caucus, a bipartisan group of pragmatic representatives led by Reps. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) and...
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Pairing Debt Limit Reform with Budget Goals

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget has long called for Congress to establish fiscal targets and reform the debt limit...
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Correcting the Record on the Enzi-Whitehouse Budget Reforms

Prior to the COVID-19 public health and economic crisis, the Senate Budget Committee approved the Bipartisan Congressional Budget Reform Act....
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House Members Promote a Bipartisan Framework for Budget Reforms

A bipartisan group of 60 lawmakers, led by Representatives Scott Peters (D-CA) and Jodey Arrington (R-TX), released a letter to House leadership this...
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The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Hails Responsible Economic Leadership

A bipartisan group of 60 members of Congress – led by Reps. Scott Peters (D-CA) and Jodey Arrington (R-TX) – issued a letter today supporting...

Congress Increasingly Fails to Budget

The Congressional budget process calls for an annual budget resolution to make explicit the tradeoffs between discretionary spending, direct spendi

Letter to Senate Budget Committee: Advance Bipartisan Budget Improvements

Below is a letter sent today from Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas to Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mik

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