Congressional Budgets

Spending and Revenue in the FY 2016 House Budget

House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price (R-GA) released his FY 2016 budget yesterday, outlining a framework that would significantly reduce the...

An Overview of the FY16 House Republican Budget

This morning, House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price released his FY 2016 budget proposal, "A Balanced Budget for a Stronger America."...

Maya MacGuineas Testifies in Front of Senate Budget Committee

Maya MacGuineas, President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, testified last Wednesday in front of the Senate Budget Committee for a...
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Fiscal Speed Bumps: Challenges, Risks, and Opportunities

In the coming months and years, lawmakers will face a number of important budget-related deadlines, or Fiscal Speed Bumps, that will require...

Budget Gimmicks in the CRomnibus Bill

The eagerly awaited $1.1 trillion "CRomnibus" bill was released yesterday, and given its far-reaching nature, many aspects are being...

A Drama-Less Happy Fiscal Year!

The calendar turns over for the federal government today as FY 2015 is underway. Unlike last year, which started with the government being shut down...

How the House-Passed Budget Tightens Defense Spending Caps

In our discussion of House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's (R-WI) budget, we talked about one area where the budget actually boosts spending:...

Comparing Debt Under the FY2015 Budgets

Budgets for the upcoming fiscal year have been released from the White House, House Republicans, House Democrats, the Republican Study Committee, the...

The Republican Study Committee's Alternative Budget

Just after House Democrats released their budget this week, the Republican Study Committee has come out with its own proposal to balance...

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