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Dec 20, 2019 | Health Care| Taxes

Budget Deal Shows Bipartisan Failure of Leadership

For Immediate Release Later today, President Trump is expected to sign into law a $1.4 trillion spending package, appropriated through two...
Dec 17, 2019 | Taxes

Let Zombie Tax Extenders Remain Dead

For Immediate Release  Last night, the House Rules Committee added a set of tax cuts to the year-end appropriations package, reviving almost...
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Dec 16, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

Year-End Tax Cuts Would Add $470 Billion to the Debt

For Immediate Release  Press reports suggest lawmakers are negotiating a deal to combine year-end funding bills with a series of large tax cuts...
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Dec 9, 2019

Statement on the Passing of Paul Volcker

For Immediate Release  Former Federal Reserve Chairman and Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget board member Paul Volcker died yesterday...
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Dec 3, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

Washington Must Avoid Budget-Busting Christmas Tree Legislation

For Immediate Release  Back from Thanksgiving recess, Congress now has less than three weeks to fund the government before the current...
Nov 13, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

Budget Deficit Increases 34% in October

For Immediate Release  The Department of Treasury today announced that the deficit in October was $134 billion – a 34 percent...
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Nov 13, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

Washington Should Pursue Clean Appropriations Bills

For Immediate Release Senior appropriators confirmed yesterday their plan to pass a second continuing resolution for fiscal year 2020,...
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Nov 1, 2019 | Budget Process

Fair and Smart Budget Reforms Deserve Vote

For Immediate Release Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY) and committee member Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)...
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Oct 29, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

Statement on Bipartisan TRUST Act

Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Representatives Mike Gallagher (R-WI) and Ed Case (D-HI) introduced the TRUST Act on Tuesday...
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Oct 29, 2019 | Health Care

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and West Health Launch Health Savers Initiative

For Immediate Release The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and the West Health Policy Center have launched the Health Savers Initiative, a...

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