FY 2014 Budget

Notable Amendments to the Senate-Passed Budget

As the Senate worked on its FY 2014 budget resolution, which passed by a 50-49 vote late last week, hundreds of amendments were filed in a process...

Comparing the Budgets on Spending, Revenue, Deficits, and Debt

Update: This blog has been updated since its original posting to incorporate the House Democratic, Republican Study Commitee, and Senator Rand Paul (...

MY VIEW: George Voinovich

In today's Cincinnati Enquirer, CRFB board member and former Senator George Voinovich (R-OH) calls on Ohio's congressional members to get serious...

Fill in the Blanks: The Unspecified Parts of the Budget Resolutions

Continuing in our analysis of the FY 2014 budget resolutions, we will be discussing the things in the budgets that the authors didn't tell you....

Budgets Agree on One Thing: Putting Debt on a Downward Path

Although the budget resolutions out now take a variety of paths to deficit reduction, we've noticed something that all have in common: they all...

Republican Study Committee Adds to the Alternative Budgets

Yesterday, the House Republican Study Committee (RSC) released its "Back to Basics" budget, which aims to balance the budget in four years instead of...

Van Hollen Releases House Democrats' Alternative Budget

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Ranking Member of the House Budget Committee, has released an alternative budget on behalf of House Democrats, "...

Two Alternative Budgets from the Congressional Black Caucus and Progressive Caucus

Update: This post has been updated to incorporate new numbers for the Congressional Black Caucus budget. Budget season is well underway as the House...

Spending and Revenue in the Murray Budget

Yesterday, we presented an overview of the Murray budget, describing the policies of the budget and showing savings relative to different baselines....

The Ryan and Murray Plans Side-by-Side

Trying to determine the actual level of savings in budget proposals can be confusing, as there is no single agreed-upon set of baseline assumptions...

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