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Budget Deficit Increases 34% in October

For Immediate Release  The Department of Treasury today announced that the deficit in October was $134 billion – a 34 percent...

Washington Should Pursue Clean Appropriations Bills

For Immediate Release Senior appropriators confirmed yesterday their plan to pass a second continuing resolution for fiscal year 2020,...

Bernie Sanders's Social Security Expansion Act

This is the third policy explainer in our US Budget Watch 2020 series covering the 2020 presidential election. In the coming weeks and months, we...

Letter to Senate Budget Committee: Advance Bipartisan Budget Improvements

Below is a letter sent today from Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas to Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike...

Fair and Smart Budget Reforms Deserve Vote

For Immediate Release Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY) and committee member Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)...

Bipartisan Group Introduces TRUST Act

Earlier this week, Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Todd Young (R-IN), Doug Jones (D-AL), and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), alongside...

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