FY 2018 Budget

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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 very high price. The continuing...
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Appropriations Watch: FY 2018

Last updated 1/23/2018. The President signed a continuing resolution this week that funds the government through February 8, 2018, extends the...
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Shutdown is a National Embarrassment

For Immediate Release Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, said the following about the government shutdown...
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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,...
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Q&A: Everything You Should Know About Government Shutdowns

As we’ve learned to expect, Congress seems to be waiting until the last minute to address several important fiscal priorities. One of the most...
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Sequester Relief is Too Costly to Add to the Credit Card

During the busy end to the year, lawmakers enacted a continuing resolution (CR) to keep the government funded through January 19. When that CR ends,...
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CRFB's 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...
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Discretionary Cap Deal Could Cost Over $100 Billion Per Year

Lawmakers are reportedly considering a year-end deal to repeal the sequester and increase discretionary spending potentially as much as $230 billion...
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FY 2018 Budget Resolution Resources

This blog has been updated to reflect new publications as of 10/27/17. Consideration of the congressional budget resolution has drawn to a close on...
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Senate Budget Is More Irresponsible Than the House

The House of Representatives is expected to vote this week to adopt the Senate’s budget resolution, rather than support their own budget resolution...

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