FY 2016 Budget

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Appropriators Jump the Gun and Start the FY 2016 Funding Race

The House Appropriations Committee kicked off appropriations season this week by starting to mark up their Fiscal Year 2016 bills at the same time...
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CRFB and FTD Publish Q&A on the Budget Conference

We published a paper with our partners at Fix the Debt last week to help answer questions about the budget conference committee that met for the...
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House and Senate Budgets Don't Balance in 2025 With Enacted Legislation

The House and Senate are going to a conference committee to reconcile the differences between their budget resolutions, but legislative developments...
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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...
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Senate Budget Takes Issue with CHIMPs

The Senate budget by Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY) contains an important provision to limit a gimmick often used to increase spending using phony savings...
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Health Care Policies in the President's Budget

Lawmakers often lament the difficulty of reforming Medicare and other health care programs, but the difficulty is not a lack of viable options. One...

Congressional Black Caucus Proposes Alternative Budget

The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has released an alternative budget proposal highlighting their policy goals and preferred fiscal path for the...

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...

Comparing the Major Budgets and Updated Simpson-Bowles

We've already provided topline comparisons of the budget metrics in the FY 2016 Congressional budgets and the President's budget, showing...

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