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Appropriations 101

What are appropriations? Appropriations are annual decisions made by Congress about how the federal government spends some of its money. In general...

WATCH: Maya MacGuineas Testifies Before Budget Process Committee

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas testified before the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process...

Maya MacGuineas's Testimony on Budget Resolution Reforms

On May 24, 2018, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas testified before the Joint Select Committee on Budget and...

It Would Be Unprecedented to Not Even Consider a Budget

For Immediate Release Over a month after the statutory deadline to complete a budget, neither the House nor Senate Budget Committees have even...

Chartbook: Playing By the (Budget) Rules

Below is a Chartbook that corresponds to the paper "Playing By the (Budget) Rules: Understanding and Preventing Budget Gimmicks"  

A Conversation with CBO Director Keith Hall

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and our partners at the Campaign to Fix the Debt hosted a conference call conversation with Dr. Keith...

Rescission Package Very Small Step in Right Direction

For Immediate Release The White House unveiled a $15 billion package of proposed spending rescissions on Tuesday, which they estimated will reduce...

Rescissions, How Do They Work?

Recent press reports have indicated that the Trump Administration is looking to use a process known as rescission to cut spending from the recent...

Judd Gregg: Fixing the unfixable — the federal budget

Judd Gregg, a former Republican senator from New Hampshire, served as chairman of the Senate Budget Committee from 2005 to 2007 and ranking...