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Appropriations Watch: FY 2021

Congress began preliminary appropriations work for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 in March and started marking up individual appropriations bills in July...

Maya MacGuineas Joins C-SPAN to Discuss Tax Policy and Coronavirus Relief

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas recently appeared on C-SPAN's Washington Journal . She discussed the latest...

Marc Goldwein: A Way Forward on Unemployment Benefits

Marc Goldwein is senior vice president and senior policy director of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. He recently wrote an opinion...

Options for a Responsible Defense Budget

Congress is considering the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) this month. The Senate Armed Services Committee approved a bill...

CBO Reports Record $863 Billion Deficit in June

For Immediate Release The United States budget deficit for the month of June was a record $863 billion, according to the Congressional Budget Office...

Appropriations 101

What are appropriations? How does Congress determine the total level of appropriations? How does Congress allocate appropriations? How are...

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