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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...
Kent Conrad

Kent Conrad: Congress should reinstate the 'Conrad Rule' to prevent abuse of budget reconciliation

Kent Conrad is a former senator from North Dakota, a former Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, and a member of the Committee for a Respon

RSC Releases Its FY 2022 Budget Proposal

The Republican Study Committee (RSC), a group of over 150 House Republicans, released its annual budget proposal for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 on Wedne

Senator Lummis Introduces Sustainable Budget Act

Senator Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) recently 
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Maya MacGuineas: Make the budget committees great again

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt.
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Pell Program Faces Funding Cliff in 2026

The Congressional Budget Office projects the Pell program will deplete its reserve fund by 2026 and face cumulative deficits of $18 billion by 2031
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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...
William Hoagland

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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