Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Senate

Limiting the Cost of Medicare Expansion

As Congress negotiates proposals for Medicare benefit expansions, it should consider ways to limit their costs by either 
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Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

The next few years will include several predictable fiscal policy deadlines that will force congressional action. Many provisions providing...
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Five Ways to Improve the FY 2022 Reconciliation Package

Congress is attempting to enact a large and ambitious agenda of new programs through the 
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Prevent Government Shutdowns Act of 2021 Introduced in the Senate

Recently, Senators James Lankford (R-OK) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH)
Budget Process

Reconciliation 101

Reconciliation is a special legislative process created as part of the Budget Act of 1974. It is intended to help lawmakers make the tax and...
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The Budgetary Implications of the Senate Budget Resolution

The recently released fiscal year (FY) 2022 Senate
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Former Budget Committee Director Warns Against Budgetary Gimmicks

Former Democratic House Budget Committee staff director Tom Kahn recently penned an
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The Senate Budget Resolution Would Allow $1.75 Trillion of Borrowing

Senate Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-VT) released a budget resolution for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 today that 
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Fiscal State of the Nation Introduced in the Senate and House

Senators Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Joni Ernst (R-IA), Angus King (I-ME), Mar

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