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Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 4/9/2020: On March 27, the President signed into law H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act...

PAYGO Tracker: FY 2020

Update: Due to the flurry of legislative activity to address the COVID-19 pandemic, we have suspended regular updates of the PAYGO tracker. The...

Blue Dogs to House Budget Committee: Produce a Budget

Several members of the House Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to House Budget Committee Chairman John Yarmuth (D-KY) last week calling for the...

Budget Resolution Principles for Fiscal Year 2021

The Congressional budget resolution should establish national priorities in a responsible manner. Congress should follow these principles to craft a...

Event Recap: Better Budget Process Summit: Building Momentum for Meaningful Reform

On February 25, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget hosted the second Better Budget Process Summit on "Building Momentum for Meaningful...

Watch: 2020 Better Budget Process Summit - Building Momentum for Meaningful Reform

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget hosted the “2020 Better Budget Process Summit: Building Momentum for Meaningful Reform.” The event...

Congress Increasingly Fails to Budget

The Congressional budget process calls for an annual budget resolution to make explicit the tradeoffs between discretionary spending, direct spending...

Amy Klobuchar’s Plan to “Govern with Fiscal Responsibility”

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) put forward a Plan for the Future of Work and a Changing Economy in December...

Senator Sinema Introduces Fiscal State of the Nation Resolution

This week, Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), along with Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA), Jacky Rosen (D-NV), and Angus King (I-ME), introduced a...