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The FY 2018 House Budget and Budget Gimmicks

The House Budget Committee recently passed a Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget resolution that proposes a path to a balanced budget after ten years...

A Mini-Bargain to Improve the Budget

The national debt is currently at its highest share of the economy since just after World War II and is set to rise rapidly. Fixing our unsustainable...

Mike Murphy: House Budget Rightfully Recognizes Threat of Oversized Debt

Mike Murphy, the Chief of Staff and Director of Strategic Initiatives at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, wrote an op-ed that is...

$200 Billion in Mandatory Savings Should Not Be Too Difficult

One of the debates preceding the House Budget resolution was whether the resolution should call for $200 billion of mandatory savings. This week's...

Options for Meeting the House Budget's Reconciliation Instructions

The Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 House budget resolution includes reconciliation instructions requiring 11 House committees to report legislation that...

House GOP Budget a Solid First Step, But More Work is Needed

For Immediate Release The House Budget Committee released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget resolution Tuesday that calls for balancing the budget...