Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

House of Representatives

‘Line’ Items: Washington Activities Affecting the Bottom Line

No Limit to Ploys in House Rules – The House raised the debt limit

House Rules Stack the Deck for Debt Ceiling Increase

The stakes are high and the House is raising the limit and calling the shots.
Jan 30, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

FISCAL FACT CHECKER: The Obama-Hensarling Exchange

CRFB decided to fact check the exchange between

Ryan Releases Roadmap

Earlier today, Republican Congressman Paul Ryan released his update Roadmap for America'

Blue Dogs Join the Call for Fiscal Reform

Today, the Blue Dog coalition released its bluepri
Jan 21, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

Develop Debt Reduction Plan Now, MacGuineas, Others Tell Congress

The nation's soaring federal debt can no longer be ignored and Congress and the president must develop comprehensive plans to avoid a loo

House Sustains Obama Veto of CR; Budgeteers Yawn

The House voted Wednesday to sustain President Obama's veto of a Continuing Resolution to keep the government funded. Huh? Confused? Why wasn't this...

Since We've Been Gone...

We hope all of our readers had very happy holidays.
Dec 18, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

Our New Year's Wish: Political Will

Congress will leave town for the holidays without completing some serious fiscal business, but with a full agenda for next year.