Press Releases

Sep 11, 2018 | Taxes

Further Tax Cuts are the Height of Fiscal Irresponsibility

For Immediate Release The House Ways and Means Committee released “Tax Reform 2.0" Monday night, which would make permanent most of last year’s tax...
Aug 2, 2018 | Taxes

CRFB Reacts to Capital Gains Tax Proposal

For Immediate Release Recently, a number of proposals have emerged to modify the capital gains tax – either by legislation or through administrative...
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Aug 1, 2018 | Health Care

Proposed Senate Point of Order Would Limit Health Care Proposals in Budget Reconciliation

For Immediate Release Today, 12 senators introduced a proposal that would establish a new Senate point of order to restrict the types of changes...
Jul 24, 2018 | Taxes

Further Debt-Financed Tax Cuts Beyond Irresponsible

For Immediate Release Today, the House is scheduled to vote on the first of several of health-related tax cuts, which could total over $100 billion...
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Jul 17, 2018 | Budgets & Projections

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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Jul 17, 2018 | Budgets & Projections

New White House Report Shows Deficit Projections Have Doubled

For Immediate Release The White House Office of Management and Budget released its annual mid-session review Friday, updating deficit projections in...
Jun 28, 2018 | Other Spending

Farm Bill Is a Missed Opportunity

For Immediate Release Today, the Senate passed the Agriculture Improvement Act (Farm Bill), which would extend a variety of farm subsidy and...
Jun 27, 2018 | Budgets & Projections

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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Jun 19, 2018 | Budgets & Projections

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Reacts to House Budget Resolution

For Immediate Release House Budget Committee Chairman Steve Womack (R-AR) introduced today a Chairman’s Mark of the Fiscal Year 2019 budget...
Jun 13, 2018 | Other Spending

Rescission Bill Should Be No-Brainer

For Immediate Release The House of Representatives narrowly passed a bill to rescind $14.7 billion in federal funds last week that the Congressional...