Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

FY 2018 Budget


The Omnibus Spent More than Either Side Asked For

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (BBA) increased this year's discretionary spending caps by a whopping $143 billion, paving the way for a
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Appropriations Watch: FY 2018

Here is a link to the Appropriations Watch for FY 2020.
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Budget Deal Would Bust Original BCA Caps

The budget deal currently being considered by Congress wo
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CBO Finds Budget Deal Will Cost $320 Billion

The Congressional Budget Office has released a series of estimates for the budget deal announce
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Budget Deal Would Assure Permanent Trillion-Dollar Deficits

Note (2/9/2018): We have published an update to this blog reflecting passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018.

Three-Week Funding Deal Includes $30 Billion in Tax Cuts

Lawmakers came to a bipartisan agreement to end the federal government shutdown yesterday, but it came with a

House Continuing Resolution Sets Stage for Over $300 Billion in Costs

House Republicans released a draft continuing resolution (CR) last night to extend current levels of discretionary spending through February 16, wh

Sequester Relief is Too Costly to Add to the Credit Card

During the busy end to the year, lawmakers enacted a continuing resolution (C

Our Top 10 Charts of 2017

The year 2017 was a busy time for budget policy as lawmakers considered major legislation dealing with health care and taxes following the inaugura