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How the House Could Meet the Budget Resolution's Reconciliation Instructions

The FY 2019 House budget resolution calls for $6.5 trillion of policy savings over ten years, but the true action is in the reconciliation...

Maya MacGuineas: Rescission Fight About Much More than a Few Billion Dollars

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently wrote an ...

Did the U.S. Really Spend $7 Trillion on Middle Eastern Wars?

In a roundtable in Minnesota yesterday, President Donald Trump claimed "we have $7 trillion in the Middle East", a rephrasing of his previous claims...

Goldman Sachs Warns that the US Fiscal Outlook is “Not Good”

In a report released last month by Goldman Sachs, Chief Economist Jan Hatzius describes the U.S. fiscal outlook as “not good.” If left unchanged...

Appropriations Watch: FY 2019

Last Updated 6/21/2018 Congress began appropriations work for FY 2019 in April. The enactment of the 2018 Bipartisan Budget Act increased defense...

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Reacts to House Budget Resolution

For Immediate Release House Budget Committee Chairman Steve Womack (R-AR) introduced today a Chairman’s Mark of the Fiscal Year 2019 budget...

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