Budget Process and Rules

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WATCH: Conrad and Gregg Testify Before Senate Budget Committee

Two former Senate Budget chairmen are testifying today before the Senate Budget Committee on the failures of the current budget process and the...
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Last Year Was the Only Where Congress Did Not Vote On a Budget

Last year was a historically bad year for the Congressional budget process. Since 1976, it was the first time that neither the Senate or House voted...

Maya MacGuineas: How to Keep the Government Running When Lawmakers Fail To Do Their Job

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently wrote an ...

Ernst, Lankford, and Perdue Introduce The "No Budget, No Recess" Act

Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), along with Senators Lankford (R-OK) and Perdue (R-GA), today introduced the "No Budget, No Recess" Act." The legislation...

Budget Changes in Proposed House Rules

House Democrats are proposing a package of rules to govern the House of Representatives in the 116th Congress. The package contains many...
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JSC Markup Amendment Tracker

November 30 Note: The Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform was unable to advance its legislation out of committee...

JSC Failure is Disappointing

For Immediate Release The Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform (JSC) today failed to report its proposed legislation....

CRFB Statement on Joint Select Committee Markup

For Immediate Release The Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform (JSC) today released a ‘co-chairs mark’ and announced...
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OMB and Congress Propose New Way to Budget for Federal Buildings

Both lawmakers and administration officials have recently begun advocating for a different approach to funding long-term physical federal investments...

Budgeting for the Next Generation: Options to Improve Budgeting for Children

Children have less ability to meet their needs in the short term and more potential in the long term than other age groups, but federal policy does...

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