Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

House of Representatives

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.
Dec 16, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

House Passes $154 Billion Jobs Package

This afternoon, the House passed a $154 billion economic aid package. Below we have listed the major spending areas within the bill:
Dec 3, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

House Votes to Make Estate Tax Permanent

The House today voted to avoid eliminat

Blue Dog Coalition Endorses SAFE Commission Act

The Democratic Blue Dog Coalition, a group comprised of fiscally conservative members of the House,

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