Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

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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

Enzi's Proposals Would Improve the Budget Process

Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY)

Budget Deal's Offsets Don't Even Cover The Interest

President Trump and leaders in Congress announced a deal th

Five Reasons to Oppose the Budget Deal

Congressional leaders and the President announced a proposed
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Kent Conrad's Testimony on the Broken Budget Process

On May 14, 2019, former Senate Budget Committee Chairman and Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget board member Kent Conrad (D-ND) testified b
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WATCH: Conrad and Gregg Testify Before Senate Budget Committee

Two former Senate Budget chairmen are testifying today before the Senate Budget Committee on the failures of the current budget process and the cha

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