Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget


‘Line’ Items: Washington Activities Affecting the Bottom Line

No Limit to Ploys in House Rules – The House raised the debt limit

No Deficit of Politics in Debt Limit Vote

Like peanut butter and jelly, diet and exercise, and bourbon and bacon (or is that just us?) PAYGO and spending caps are best when together.

The State of the Union is...

Yesterday, President Obama gave his first official State of the Union address, outlining his agenda for the rest of the year.

Blue Dogs Join the Call for Fiscal Reform

Today, the Blue Dog coalition released its bluepri

Senate Faces Key Fiscal Votes This Week

The Senate will vote this week on key fiscal measures as it attempts to increase the nation’s

Time to Bring Back Caps

As the Senate continues its consideration of the debt ceiling today, it will consider

WH, Congressmen Hold Important Talks on Fiscal Commission and PAYGO

Senior congressional Democrats late Tuesday met with the White House to attempt to hammer out a deal that would create a fiscal commission and a...

Thanks, Stan

In a blog post earlier this w

Want to See a Budget Gimmick in Action?

UPDATE: The Senate has passed a bill to extend

Event Recap - Beyond PAYGO

Yesterday the Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform hosted its first public event --