Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Budget Process and Rules

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Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

The next few years will include several predictable fiscal policy deadlines that will force congressional action. Many provisions providing...
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Case and Womack Reintroduce Sustainable Budget Act

This week, Representatives Ed Case (D-HI) and Steve Womack (R-AR) reintroduced the Sustainable Budget Act.
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Reconciliation 101

Reconciliation is a special legislative process created as part of the Budget Act of 1974. It is intended to help lawmakers make the tax and...
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Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress Extended

The House voted last week on a rules package that extended the House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress (SCMC) through the 117t
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Tim Penny, Charlie Stenholm, Dave McCurdy, and John Tanner: Stop congressional disorder with regular order

Tim Penny is co-chair and Charlie Stenholm, Dave McCurdy, and John Tanner are members of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budg
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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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Strengthen PAYGO with House Rules Reforms

When the 117th Congress begins in January, lawmakers in the House of Representatives can advance fiscal responsibility and bet
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Opportunities for Bipartisanship in a Divided Government

In 2021, the United States is likely to operate with divided or near-divided government.
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GAO: Fiscal Targets Can Assist Deficit Reduction

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently published a report, The Nation’s Fiscal Health: Effective Use of Fiscal Rules and Targets. ...

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