Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

FY 2018 Budget


Comparing the Reconciliation Instructions in the Congressional Budgets

With news that the Senate Budget Committee has agreed to reconciliation instructions for a $1.5 trillion tax cut, policymakers seem poised to...
Sep 22, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Debt Would Equal the Economy in 2028 With Senate Tax Cut

It has been reported that Senate Budget Committee has agreed to include reconciliation instructions allowing a tax cut of $1.5 trillion in the Senate...
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Senate Budget Should Pursue Fiscally Responsible Tax Reform, Not Unpaid-for Tax Cuts

For Immediate Release Reports suggest that the Senate Budget Committee is considering a budget resolution that allows for $1.5 trillion dollars in...
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Appropriations Watch: FY 2018

Last updated 9/14/2017. The House (by a 316-90 vote) and Senate (by a 80-17 vote) voted last week on a continuing resolution which funds the...
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FY 2018 Budget Resolution Resources

Budget season is underway as part of a busy fall on Capitol Hill. Below are all CRFB publications related to the budget resolution. Check out the...

The Republican Study Committee's Budget "Securing America's Future Economy"

As the House and Senate move forward in considering the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget over the next few weeks, the Republican Study Committee (RSC)...
Aug 30, 2017 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Current Policy Gimmick Would Add Half-Trillion to Debt

Some tax cutters would like tax reform to embrace a troubling budget gimmick: a current policy baseline. Congressional leaders have set a revenue-...
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House and Senate Move Forward on FY 2018 Appropriations

The appropriations season is moving forward before Congress has passed a budget. Below, we explain how that can happen. Typically, Congress is...

Letter to Chairman Enzi Encouraging A Current Law Baseline

Below is a letter from CRFB to Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY) encouraging the committee to use a current law baseline. We...
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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...