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CRFB Launches Suite of Budget Games

Today the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget launched Budgeting for the Future , a suite of interactive games related to the federal budget...

Senator Lummis Introduces Sustainable Budget Act

Senator Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) recently introduced the Sustainable Budget Act with Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA), Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Mike Rounds (R-SD...

Kinzinger and Phillips Call for a Bipartisan Commission to Address the Deficit

Representatives Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) and Dean Phillips (D-MN) recently introduced a joint resolution to establish a National Committee on Fiscal...

TRUST Act has Bipartisan, Bicameral Reintroduction

Last week, a bipartisan and bicameral group of lawmakers reintroduced the TRUST Act , which would establish bipartisan commissions to restore...

Maya MacGuineas: Make the budget committees great again

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently wrote an...

Burchett and Case Reintroduce RAFT Act

Establishing fiscal goals , including debt targets, is one proactive way to begin to tackle our nation's unsustainable fiscal situation. Legislation...

Bill Hoagland: Reconciliation, corrupted by Congress: May it R.I.P.

G. William Hoagland is senior vice president at the Bipartisan Policy Center and a member of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. He...

Case and Womack Reintroduce Sustainable Budget Act

This week, Representatives Ed Case (D-HI) and Steve Womack (R-AR) reintroduced the Sustainable Budget Act. The bill would create a fiscal commission...

Reconciliation 101

Reconciliation is a special legislative process created as part of the Budget Act of 1974. It is intended to help lawmakers make the tax and...