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Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 7/9/2019: The next two years will include several predictable fiscal policy deadlines that will force congressional action. Many of...
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Jun 19, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Tax Extenders Package Could Add Half a Trillion Dollars to the Debt

The House Ways and Means Committee is scheduled to mark up legislation to revive special interest tax breaks known as “tax extenders” this week...

The Republican Study Committee's FY 2020 Budget: Preserving American Freedom

The Republican Study Committee (RSC) has released its own budget proposal for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020, calling for $10.7 trillion in deficit reduction...
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Letter for the Record on Comprehensive Legislative Proposals on Social Security

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget submitted a letter for the record from CRFB president Maya MacGuineas pertaining to the House Ways and...

New Budget Cap Plan Would Cost As Much As the Tax Cuts

Earlier this week, the House Budget Committee reported a bill – the Investing for the People Act of 2019 – that would increase current law caps on...

Three-Fifths of This Year's Deficit is Policymakers' Fault

The budget deficit will be almost $900 billion this year according to projections from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). By our estimates, 60...

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...
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OMB and Congress Propose New Way to Budget for Federal Buildings

Both lawmakers and administration officials have recently begun advocating for a different approach to funding long-term physical federal investments...
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Sep 12, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Tax Cut Extensions Would Cost $657 Billion

The House Ways and Means Committee on Monday released three bills they are dubbing "Tax Reform 2.0." The biggest of these bills would extend many of...
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Sep 11, 2018 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Further Tax Cuts are the Height of Fiscal Irresponsibility

For Immediate Release The House Ways and Means Committee released “Tax Reform 2.0" Monday night, which would make permanent most of last year’s tax...

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