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Jun 27, 2018 | Budgets & Projections

Congress Should Vote on the Budget

For Immediate Release The House Budget Committee passed a budget resolution last week, but lawmakers have not indicated when or if it will come to a...
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Jun 19, 2018 | Budgets & Projections

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Reacts to House Budget Resolution

For Immediate Release House Budget Committee Chairman Steve Womack (R-AR) introduced today a Chairman’s Mark of the Fiscal Year 2019 budget...
Jun 13, 2018 | Other Spending

Rescission Bill Should Be No-Brainer

For Immediate Release The House of Representatives narrowly passed a bill to rescind $14.7 billion in federal funds last week that the Congressional...
Jun 7, 2018 | Budget Process

Congress Should Reinstate and Strengthen PAYGO Rules

For Immediate Release Recently, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer called for reinstating pay-as-you-go (PAYGO) rules...
Jun 4, 2018 | Other Spending

Congress Should Pay for New Veterans Spending – Not Pass the Bill to Our Kids

For Immediate Release Congress is currently considering a proposal to allow new spending under the Veterans Community Care Program to effectively be...
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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...
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May 16, 2018 | Health Care

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and Concerned Actuaries Group Launch Collaborative Public Dialogue on American Health Care

For Immediate Release Today the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and the Concerned Actuaries Group are announcing a new collaborative...
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May 11, 2018 | Health Care

Policymakers Should Work Together to Reduce Drug Costs

For Immediate Release President Trump outlined several proposals to reduce prescription drug prices in a speech Friday. The following is a statement...

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...
Apr 10, 2018 | Budget Process

Missing from Balanced Budget Amendment Debate: A Budget

For Immediate Release The House of Representatives will vote on a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution on Thursday. The following is a...