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The Prevent Government Shutdowns Act Will Not Cost $12.6 Trillion

The Prevent Government Shutdowns Act (PGSA) would establish an automatic continuing resolution (auto-CR) to prevent shutdowns and would put into...

Introducing the PAYGO Tracker

The first rule of getting out of a hole is to stop digging it deeper. Yet with deficits projected to exceed $1 trillion this fiscal...

Enzi's Proposals Would Improve the Budget Process

Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY) has developed a series of draft budget process reforms. As we’ve explained before, the current...

Representatives Rice, Barr Introduce Fiscal State of the Nation Resolution

Last week, Representatives Kathleen Rice (D-NY) and Andy Barr (R-KY) introduced a bipartisan bill to make it harder for Congress to ignore the...

Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 10/2/2019: Congress did not complete action on appropriations before the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30, although lawmakers enacted...

Congress Should Move Forward on Budget Process Reform

For Immediate Release Last week, Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY) released a series of discussion drafts with proposals to reform...

Budget Bill Caps Shameful Period of Fiscal Recklessness

For Immediate Release The Senate passed a budget agreement Thursday to suspend the debt ceiling and raise discretionary spending caps for two years...

Budget Deal May Be Worst in History

For Immediate Release According to press reports, Congress and the President are close to a deal that would lift discretionary spending caps by $320...

Maya MacGuineas: No budget. On the brink of default. It's a hell of a way to run a country.

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...