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Appropriations Watch: FY 2021

Updated 9/22/2020: The House passed a continuing resolution through Dec. 11, 2020 , on Tuesday, Sept. 22. The Senate would still need to clear the...

CBO Releases 2020 Long-Term Budget Outlook

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) just released its 2020 Long-Term Budget Outlook , showing the federal budget is on an unsustainable long-term...

The Long-Term Debt Outlook is Unsustainable

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its Long-Term Budget Outlook today, which warns that our current high levels of...

Maya MacGuineas Joins ABC News Live to Discuss Payroll Tax Deferral

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget President Maya MacGuineas recently appeared on ABC News Live. She joined the show to discuss the payroll...

Better Budget Process Initiative: Automatic CRs Can Improve the Appropriations Process

A government shutdown could occur at the end of this month. This year’s appropriations process is at a standstill , and disagreement over further...

Q&A: Everything You Should Know About Government Shutdowns

The new fiscal year (FY) will begin on October 1, 2020, and Congress has so far enacted none of the 12 appropriations bills setting discretionary...

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