Congressional Budgets

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A Budget Conference - Now What?

The House and Senate will soon appoint a formal conference committee to iron out differences between their two budgets, even though press reports...

Republican Study Committee Publishes Alternative Budget

The Republican Study Committee (RSC) has released an alternative budget proposal that outlines their vision for the country’s fiscal future. Their...

Rep. Mulvaney: "The Republican Budget Is a Deficit Bust"

Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) wrote a commentary published in The Wall Street Journal on Monday in which he decried the recently-passed budgets in...

Warner Amendment Would Restore Program Integrity Funding

The Senate is undergoing vote-a-rama, an annual event where the Senate considers hundreds of amendments before voting on the budget resolution. Of...

Progressive Caucus Releases Alternative Budget

The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) threw their hat into the budget ring last week with the release of their “People’s Budget...

Debt and Deficits Under the FY 2016 Budgets

With budget consideration underway this week, the House has passed its own resolution and rejected several proposed alternatives, while the ...

Senate Amends Budget Resolution in Committee

While considering the FY 2016 budget, the Senate Budget Committee voted on about 50 amendments before passing the budget resolution on a party line...
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Reconcilia-what?

Although the numbers in the budget resolution draw a lot of attention, one of the most impactful parts of the resolution deals with budget process,...

Van Hollen Releases House Democratic FY 2016 Alternative

House Budget Committee Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) yesterday released the House Democratic alternative budget, which provides similar...

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