Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

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View our recurring reports, which summarize and analyze the most important regular federal budget releases and reports.
Dec 10, 2009 | Budget Process

Op-Ed: Congress' Bad Record of Passing Appropriations Bills Shows Need for Budget Process Reform

The Hill | Dec. 10, 2009 In the next few days, the House and Senate will engage in their usual end-of-year dance and vote on two massive omnibus...
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Five Steps to Cut the National Debt

Sphere | Dec. 10, 2009 Earlier this week, lawmakers confirmed that they will increase the national debt ceiling by as much as $1.8 trillion –...
Nov 23, 2009 | Health Care

Newly Updated Charts Comparing Health Care Reform Bills

With new legislation recently released and estimated in the Senate, US BudgetWatch has updated the health care comparison charts and graphs. In this...
Oct 19, 2009 | Health Care

Evaluating Health Care Plans

Building on Comparing Health Care Plans, this paper goes beyond simply describing the Senate HELP bill, the House Tri-Committee bill, and the amended...
Sep 28, 2009 | Health Care

Comparing Health Care Plans: A Guide to Reform Proposals

While there is broad agreement that health reform is necessary, there is little consensus on what changes are needed. To help the public understand...
Sep 21, 2009

Deficit Reduction: Lessons from Around the World

To provide models for U.S. policy in adopting a medium-term deficit reduction program over the next 10 years, this paper examines deficit reduction...
Sep 21, 2009

Deficit Reduction Lessons from Around the World

To provide models for U.S. policy in adopting a medium-term deficit reduction program over the next 10 years, this paper examines deficit reduction...

A Closer Look at the President's FY 2010 Budget Process Reform Proposals

This paper examines the Obama administration budget reform proposals and evaluates how (and if) they would improve the budget process and restore...

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