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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...

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...

Maya MacGuineas: $20 Trillion in National Debt Is a Big Deal

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

Why Did Debt Jump $318 Billion in One Day?

On September 8, 2017, gross U.S. debt increased almost $318 billion after President Trump signed legislation temporarily suspending the debt limit as...

Q&A: Gross Debt Versus Debt Held by the Public

On September 8, the federal government's gross debt exceeded $20 trillion for the first time. This mark serves as an important reminder of the nation...

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...