Press Releases

Feb 13, 2019 | Taxes

Leave Tax Extenders in the Past

Some in Congress reportedly want to revive a package of narrow tax breaks that expired 14 months ago, at the end of 2017, known as “tax extenders.”...
Feb 11, 2019

Statement on the Passing of Representative Walter Jones

For Immediate Release Representative Walter Jones from North Carolina died yesterday, February 10, 2019. The following is a statement from Maya...
Feb 4, 2019 | Budget Process

CRFB Co-Chairs Gov. Daniels, Sec. Panetta, & Rep. Penny: Congress and President Must Make the Debt a Priority

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Co-Chairs Governor Mitch Daniels, Secretary Leon Panetta, and Congressman Tim Penny issued the following...
Jan 28, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

CBO: Debt Still on Unsustainable Path

For Immediate Release  The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its Budget and Economic Outlook for the next decade this...
Jan 24, 2019 | Budget Process

Shutdown Is Bad; So Is More Borrowing

For Immediate Release The Senate is voting on two different plans to re-open the government this afternoon. One version would increase deficits by...
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Jan 16, 2019 | Budgets & Projections

More Borrowing Not a Shutdown Solution

For Immediate Release Recently, several senators have suggested increasing next year’s discretionary spending caps as part of a deal to secure wall...
Jan 4, 2019 | Other Spending

The House Deserves Praise for Restoring the PAYGO Rule

For Immediate Release Yesterday the House adopted the rules package for the 116th Congress, which included restoring the pay-as-you-go (PAYGO) rule...
Dec 12, 2018 | Other Spending

Farm Bill: Another Lost Opportunity to Find Savings

For Immediate Release After passing the Senate by a vote of 87 to 13 yesterday, the House is expected to vote on the Farm Bill this afternoon....
Dec 11, 2018 | Other Spending

Policymakers Should Set Responsible Spending Levels

For Immediate Release Earlier this year, the Trump Administration appeared poised to recommend new discretionary spending levels that would have...
Nov 29, 2018 | Taxes

Tax Extenders Should Not Add to the Deficit

For Immediate Release The House of Representatives is considering this week the Retirement, Savings, and Other Tax Relief Act of 2018, which revives...