Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Domestic Spending

Congressman Eric Cantor Introduces YouCut

Yesterday, House Minority Whip Eric Cantor (R-VA) launched a new project - YouCut.

Weekend Editorial Roundup

Here are the highlights from this weekend’s editorials on fiscal and budget policy:

‘Line’ Items: Derby Edition

Super Saver Cashes In – Those who couldn’t resist the irony of betting it all on a horse named Super Saver were reward

CAP Takes the Spending Challenge

The Center for American Progress recently discussed what it wou

Improper Payments Are a Start--But Cuts Must Go Deeper

In an OMBlog today, OMB director Peter Orszag applauded the House's passage of the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act. ...

Blue Dogs Bark: They Want Spending Caps

Attempting to place a leash on federal spending, members of the Blue Dog Coalition are introducing legislation this week to reinstate discretionary

The Deficit Challenge Turns to Government Assets...

In a blog post yesterday, Donald Marron discussed an additional way for governments to ease budget pressures along with traditional spending cuts and...

Senate Falls One Vote Shy of Considering Sessions-McCaskill Spending Caps Amendment

The Senate has just voted to not waive a Budget Act point of order raised against the Sessions-McCaskill amendment (#3337) to the Senate