Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Budget Process and Rules

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House Members Promote a Bipartisan Framework for Budget Reforms

A bipartisan group of 60 lawmakers, led by Representatives Scott Peters (D-CA) and Jodey Arrington (R-TX), released a letter to House leadership this...
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Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 4/9/2020: On March 27, the President signed into law 
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PAYGO Tracker: FY 2020

Update: Due to the flurry of legislative activity to address the COVID-19 pandemic, we have suspended regular updates of the PAYGO trac

Event Recap: Better Budget Process Summit: Building Momentum for Meaningful Reform

On February 25, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget hosted the second Better Budget Proces

Congress Increasingly Fails to Budget

The Congressional budget process calls for an annual budget resolution to make explicit the tradeoffs between discretionary spending, direct spendi

Amy Klobuchar’s Plan to “Govern with Fiscal Responsibility”

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) put forward a 
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Senator Sinema Introduces Fiscal State of the Nation Resolution

This week, Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), along with Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA), Jacky Rosen (D-NV), and Angus King (I-ME), 
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Burchett, Case, and Womack Introduce RAFT Act

One way to begin addressing our unsustainable fiscal situation is to

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