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Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 1/15/2019: A continuing resolution funding the seven appropriations bills that had not been previously enacted lapsed at midnight on December...

Q&A: Everything You Should Know About Government Shutdowns

The fiscal year began on Oct. 1, 2018, and Congress has passed just five out of 12 appropriations bills setting discretionary spending levels....

Budget Changes in Proposed House Rules

House Democrats are proposing a package of rules to govern the House of Representatives in the 116th Congress. The package contains many...

JSC Markup Amendment Tracker

November 30 Note: The Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform was unable to advance its legislation out of committee...

JSC Failure is Disappointing

For Immediate Release The Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform (JSC) today failed to report its proposed legislation....

CRFB Statement on Joint Select Committee Markup

For Immediate Release The Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform (JSC) today released a ‘co-chairs mark’ and announced...

Resources and Recommendations for Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform

In February, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 established the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform (JSC) tasked with...

Memo to the JSC: Joint Select Committee Reform Options

With the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform (JSC) preparing for a likely mark-up during the week of November 12, we...

Memo to the JSC: Including Debt Targets in the JSC’s Budget Process Reform Package

The statutory deadline for reporting legislation is moving ever closer, and public statements show a notable portion of the Members of the Joint...