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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...
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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...
Mar 20, 2018

Statement on the Passing of Peter G. Peterson

For Immediate Release The following is a statement from Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, on the passing...
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Feb 26, 2018 | Budget Process

Budget Summit to Spur Action on Reform

For Immediate Release The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget convened the first annual “Better Budget Process Summit” Monday in Washington,...
Feb 23, 2018 | Budget Process

CRFB Statement on Joint Select Committee Members

For Immediate Release House leaders named several members Friday to the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform, a...
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Feb 12, 2018 | Budgets & Projections

President's Budget Doesn't Meet the Fiscal Realities

For Immediate Release President Trump released his Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget on Monday. The following is a statement from Maya MacGuineas,...