Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
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Press Releases

Dec 17, 2019 | Taxes

Let Zombie Tax Extenders Remain Dead

For Immediate Release  Last night, the House Rules Committee added a set of tax cuts to the year-end appropriations package, reviving almost...
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Dec 16, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

Year-End Tax Cuts Would Add $470 Billion to the Debt

For Immediate Release  Press reports suggest lawmakers are negotiating a deal to combine year-end funding bills with a series of large tax cuts...
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Dec 9, 2019

Statement on the Passing of Paul Volcker

For Immediate Release  Former Federal Reserve Chairman and Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget board member Paul Volcker died yesterday...
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Dec 3, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

Washington Must Avoid Budget-Busting Christmas Tree Legislation

For Immediate Release  Back from Thanksgiving recess, Congress now has less than three weeks to fund the government before the current...
Nov 13, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

Budget Deficit Increases 34% in October

For Immediate Release  The Department of Treasury today announced that the deficit in October was $134 billion – a 34 percent...
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Nov 13, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

Washington Should Pursue Clean Appropriations Bills

For Immediate Release Senior appropriators confirmed yesterday their plan to pass a second continuing resolution for fiscal year 2020,...
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Nov 1, 2019 | Budget Process

Fair and Smart Budget Reforms Deserve Vote

For Immediate Release Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY) and committee member Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)...
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Oct 29, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

Statement on Bipartisan TRUST Act

Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Representatives Mike Gallagher (R-WI) and Ed Case (D-HI) introduced the TRUST Act on Tuesday...
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Oct 29, 2019 | Health Care

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and West Health Launch Health Savers Initiative

For Immediate Release The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and the West Health Policy Center have launched the Health Savers Initiative, a...
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Oct 28, 2019 | Other Spending

Statement on Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund

For Immediate Release The House of Representatives is voting Monday on H.R. 2440, the Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Act. The...

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