Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Staff Working Paper #5: Content of the Budget Resolution

Apr 23, 2009 | Budgets & Projections

This paper reviews the classes of information included in the budget resolution. It then examines potential changes to the contents in an attempt to focus deliberations and debate on core budgetary and fiscal questions. This paper also includes a discussion of current practice and budget principles. A more detailed discussion of fiscal information is included in a separate paper.