FY 2019 Budget

Leon Panetta

Leon Panetta: Five Lessons that Never Seem to Be Learned from Shutting Down the Government

Leon Panetta is co-chair of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, former budget director and White House chief of staff under...

What Happens in a Partial Government Shutdown?

Policymakers have until midnight on Friday to avoid a partial government shutdown. Lawmakers have already passed full-year appropriations for...

Beware the Budget Busters in the Lame Duck

The lame duck Congress will return to Washington with an important to-do list that includes either finishing the seven unfinished appropriation bills...
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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...
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Mid-Session Review Shows How Much Worse the Deficit Has Gotten in the Past Year

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released the Mid-Session Review (MSR) last week, updating the President's FY 2019 budget projections...
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Have Deficit Projections Doubled Because of the Tax Bill and BBA 2018?

Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) appeared on Fox Business this morning, where he was asked about CRFB's analysis...
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Policymakers Should Support Deficit Reduction in Financial Services Spending Bill

For Immediate Release The House is expected to vote this week on a minibus appropriations bill that includes the Financial Services and General...
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Letter to the Veterans Affairs Conference Committee

Below is a letter from CRFB President Maya MacGuineas to the conferees appointed to negotiate between the House and Senate versions of the Veterans...
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Budget Process Changes in the FY 2019 House Budget

The Fiscal Year 2019 House budget resolution contains a number of interesting budget process proposals. The budget passed out of committee last month...
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Congress Should Vote on the Budget

For Immediate Release The House Budget Committee passed a budget resolution last week, but lawmakers have not indicated when or if it will come to a...

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