FY 2012 Budget

‘Line’ Items: Dark Horse Edition

Not Rounding the Bend Yet – Like the Triple Crown field, the fiscal policy landscape is muddled with several solutions vying to break out from...

Between the ‘Line’s: Meetings, Plans, Halfsies and One Cent

No Deficit of Talk – At least there no longer is a deficit of discussion when it comes to our fiscal situation. House Speaker John Boehner (R-...
May 9, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

‘Line’ Items: May Flowers Edition

What Will Bloom This Month? – In April we were showered with fiscal policy developments: namely, a last-minute FY 2011 budget deal; a deluge of...

Between the ‘Line’s: Limits, Meetings, Triggers, and Cloture

Bumping Up on the Debt Ceiling – On Monday, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner sent a letter to congressional leaders saying that his department...
May 2, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

‘Line’ Items: Two Weddings and a Burial Edition

Wedding Vows and Vows Kept – Last week the royal wedding in England between William and Kate garnered a great deal of attention on this side of...

CBO Releases Full Analysis of President's Budget

The Congressional Budget Office has released its full analysis of President Obama's FY 2012 budget request. While the new report goes into...
Apr 18, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

‘Line’ Items: Tax Day Edition

Happy Tax Day – Today is about the consequences of procrastination for the great many waiting until the last minute to file their federal...

Rep. Cooper Withdraws Amendment, but Effort Was Not in Vain

Last night, Congressman Jim Cooper (D-TN) withdrew from consideration his substitute amendment to the FY 2012 budget resolution that will be voted on...

Rep. Van Hollen and the Congressional Black Caucus Unveil FY 2012 Budgets

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), the ranking member of the House Budget Committee, has released his own budget proposal to counter that of...

Congressional Progressive Caucus Releases Their Budget

Today, the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), a liberal group of Democrats in the House, released its own FY 2012 budget, "The People's...

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