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Congressional Budgets

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 w
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Congressional Black Caucus Releases Budget

Following House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's (R-WI) budget markup last week and floor debate this week, the

Health Care Reforms in Chairman Paul Ryan's FY 2015 Budget

Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) FY 2015 budget achieves $3 trillion of its $5.1 trillion in deficit reduction over the next ten

House Democrats Release Alternative FY 2015 Budget

This blog has corrected the amount of Medicare savings in the budget.

Budget Scoring Proposals in Ryan's Budget

Although the primary purpose of a budget resolution is to set spending and revenue levels to govern the consideration of legislation by Congress, i

Taking the Long View on the Ryan Budget

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's budget would substantially reduce defi

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