Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

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Dec 3, 2021 | Other Spending

Senate Should Make Build Back Better, Better

For Immediate Release The Senate this month is planning to consider the $2.4 trillion Build Back Better Act, which passed the House of...
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Congress' December Challenges Can't Wait

For Immediate Release As lawmakers continue to debate the Build Back Better reconciliation bill, they have a number of pressing deadlines and policy...

Build Back Better Act Score Highlights Need for Improvements

For Immediate Release Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) published its full score and estimate of the House Build Back Better Act (...
Nov 5, 2021 | Other Spending

House Build Back Better Bills Are Built on Shaky Foundation

For Immediate Release The House is slated to vote today on two parts of the President’s Build Back Better agenda – the bipartisan...
Nov 1, 2021 | Budgets & Projections

No Score, No Vote

For Immediate Release The House apparently intends to vote on the latest version of the Build Back Better Act as soon as this week,...
Oct 28, 2021 | Budgets & Projections

New Build Back Better Framework Relies Too Heavily on Gimmicks

For Immediate Release Today, the White House released an updated framework for its Build Back Better plan. The framework proposes $1....
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Oct 22, 2021 | Budgets & Projections

Don’t Take Reconciliation Offsets Off the Table

For Immediate Release As lawmakers continue to negotiate their Build Back Better reconciliation plan, reports indicate growing objections...
Oct 20, 2021 | Budget Process

Congress Should Reject the Extenders Approach to Build Back Better

For Immediate Release According to news reports, the White House is floating a new framework for its Build Back Better reconciliation package that...
Oct 8, 2021 | Budgets & Projections

A $2.8 Trillion Budget Deficit

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office released its final monthly budget review of fiscal year (FY) 2021 today, concluding the budget...
Oct 6, 2021 | Budget Process

Reconciliation Requires Tradeoffs, Not Gimmicks

For Immediate Release Policymakers are reportedly seeking to shrink the “Build Back Better” reconciliation plan from a proposed $3.5 trillion to...