Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

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Apr 15, 2021 | Other Spending

Bipartisan TRUST Act Would Jumpstart Discussions on Protecting Trust Fund Programs

For Immediate Release Today a bipartisan group of lawmakers – led by Sens. Mitt Romney (R-Utah), Joe Manchin (D-WV), and Angus King (I-ME), and...
Apr 13, 2021 | Other Spending

Congress Must Get Back to Budgeting

For Immediate Release Despite the growth in the national debt and trillions of dollars in borrowing in the last five years, Congress is increasingly...
Apr 9, 2021 | Other Spending

Committee Reacts to Biden Administration’s Discretionary Budget

For Immediate Release The Biden administration today released a budget proposal for discretionary spending levels for fiscal year 2022, which...
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Apr 8, 2021 | Budgets & Projections

CBO Reports $658 Billion Deficit for March

For Immediate Release The United States’ budget deficit for March totaled $658 billion, according to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). It is...
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Mar 31, 2021 | Other Spending

Congress Should Heed White House Call to Pay for Infrastructure

For Immediate Release Today, the White House unveiled a $2 trillion infrastructure and investment “American Jobs Plan.” Below is a statement from...
Mar 30, 2021 | Other Spending

Cost of Biden Infrastructure Plan Should Be Paid For

For Immediate Release Tomorrow, President Biden will give a speech outlining his plans to expand physical infrastructure. A second part of the plan...
Mar 24, 2021 | Other Spending

Committee President Maya MacGuineas Testifies on Taxation of Corporations and the Wealthy

For Immediate Release Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas will testify today, March 25, before the Senate Budget...
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Mar 15, 2021 | Other Spending

Washington Must Kick Its Addiction to Debt

The Committee for a Responsible Federal projects that with the passage of the American Rescue Plan, the national debt will reach a new record...
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Mar 9, 2021 | Other Spending

Committee Reacts to House Passage of American Rescue Plan

For Immediate Release The House today approved a COVID relief bill to continue combating the pandemic and supporting the economic recovery, which...
Mar 8, 2021 | Other Spending

FY 2021 Deficit Already Passed $1 Trillion Threshold

For Immediate Release The United States’ budget deficit for the first five months of fiscal year 2021 has eclipsed $1 trillion, according to the...