Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget


"Deficit Spending: Trouble on the Horizon?

Congress this week demonstrated once again that members aren’t yet willing to embrace the new era of fiscal responsibility that was supposed

Let's Establish a Solidarity Fund

In order to help address its debt crisis, the country of Greece has set up a "

Don't Circumvent PAYGO on Jobs Bill

The CBO released an updated cost estimate* of the Senate jobs bill yesterday.

CBO Scores Second Senate Jobs Bill

Today, Senate Majority leader Harry Reid introduced a second jobs bill, following the first

‘Line’ Items: Commissions, Summits, Caps and Dogs

Commission Coming – The White House says President Obama will create a fiscal commission by executive order within days. Meanwhile, Republicans...

Budget Reform Proposals in the President's FY 2011 Budget

Although our initial analysis of the President's Budget focused on his te

Blue Dogs Seek to Take a Bite Out of Spending

The Blue Dog Democrats, fresh off of attaining long-sought statutory PAYGO rules, are now setting their sights on capping discretionary spending.