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The Better Budget Process Initiative: Recommendations for the JSC

The Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform (JSC) has the opportunity to make important improvements to the budget process...

Maya MacGuineas: Rescission Fight About Much More than a Few Billion Dollars

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently wrote an ...

Congress Should Reinstate and Strengthen PAYGO Rules

For Immediate Release Recently, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer called for reinstating pay-as-you-go (PAYGO) rules...

Appropriations 101

What are appropriations? Appropriations are annual decisions made by Congress about how the federal government spends some of its money. In general...

WATCH: Maya MacGuineas Testifies Before Budget Process Committee

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas testified before the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process...

Maya MacGuineas's Testimony on Budget Resolution Reforms

On May 24, 2018, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas testified before the Joint Select Committee on Budget and...

It Would Be Unprecedented to Not Even Consider a Budget

For Immediate Release Over a month after the statutory deadline to complete a budget, neither the House nor Senate Budget Committees have even...

Congress Has Never Failed to Propose a Budget

There has never been a year where at least one of the two congressional Budget Committees have not proposed a budget. Since the modern budget...

Chartbook: Playing By the (Budget) Rules

Below is a Chartbook that corresponds to the paper "Playing By the (Budget) Rules: Understanding and Preventing Budget Gimmicks"