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Pro-Growth Infrastructure Needs Concrete Pay-Fors

Policymakers in Washington have turned their attention to infrastructure, with members of both parties putting forward their own competing proposals...

Appropriations Watch: FY 2018

Here is a link to the Appropriations Watch for FY 2019. Last updated 3/23/2018. Congress has completed action on omnibus...

Where Does the Higher Spending in the Omnibus Go?

Policymakers recently announced an omnibus appropriations bill to fund the government for the remaining six months of Fiscal Year 2018. The bill...

Spending Deal Sets Dangerous Precedent

For Immediate Release Congressional leaders unveiled late Wednesday a bipartisan spending agreement to fund the government through the remainder of...

Maya MacGuineas: Federal Budget Increasingly Tilted Against Investment in Children

Maya MacGuineas is president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently...

Bipartisan Budget Act Means the Return of Trillion-Dollar Deficits

Lawmakers have passed a budget deal that will increase deficits by $320 billion over a decade or almost $420 billion with interest and sets the stage...

Budget Deal Could Lead to $2 Trillion Deficits

For Immediate Release Congress passed a massive budget agreement early Friday that adds almost $420 billion with interest to the national debt over...

Budget Deal Would Bust Original BCA Caps

The budget deal currently being considered by Congress would increase discretionary spending caps over the next two years by $165 billion for defense...

Budget Deal Could Ultimately Add $2 Trillion in Debt

The budget deal lawmakers have agreed to would increase discretionary spending above and beyond repeal of the sequester and the caps set in law under...