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Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 2/22/2019: Congress passed full appropriations for the remaining seven appropriations bills for the rest of fiscal year 2019, and the...

Budget Resolution Principles for Fiscal Year 2020

The congressional budget resolution should establish the nation’s priorities, the approach to financing them, and a plan to ensure the nation is on a...

Maya MacGuineas: The Rise of Free Lunch Economics & the Growth of Our National Debt

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 ...

Tyler Evilsizer: Putting the Trump Tax Cuts Will Pay For Themselves Myth To Bed

Tyler Evilsizer is deputy policy director at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. He recently wrote an opinion piece for...

Appropriations Watch: FY 2019

Last Updated 2/15/2019  Congress passed full appropriations for the remaining seven appropriations bills for the rest of fiscal year 2019, and...

As Debt Rises, Interest Costs Could Top $1 Trillion

The fastest growing item in the budget over the next decade will be interest on the debt, according to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). In...

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