Press Releases

Nov 20, 2017 | Budgets & Projections

Congress Should Offset Cost of Any Sequester Agreement

For Immediate Release   Press reports suggest Congress and the administration are nearing a sequester relief agreement to increase defense and...
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Nov 16, 2017 | Taxes

House Passes Historic Debt Increase

For Immediate Release The House of Representatives passed a tax cut package today that will add $1.5 trillion or more to the national debt. The...
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Nov 15, 2017 | Taxes

Modified Chairman's Mark Makes a Bad Bill Worse

For Immediate Release Late Tuesday night GOP leaders unveiled a modified Chairman’s Mark of the Senate tax reform bill, which included significant...
Nov 10, 2017 | Taxes

Senate Tax Plan Has Too Little Reform and Too Much Debt

For Immediate Release Senate GOP leaders yesterday unveiled their version of tax reform, which resembles the House’s bill but also differs in...
Nov 2, 2017 | Taxes

A Step Backwards for Fiscal Responsibility

For Immediate Release Today, the House Ways and Means Committee unveiled the Chairman’s Mark of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.” The following is a...
Oct 26, 2017 | Budgets & Projections

Newly-Passed Budget Chooses Gimmicks and Debt over Fiscal Restraint

For Immediate Release The House of Representatives passed the Senate-approved budget today. The following is a statement from Maya MacGuineas,...
Oct 19, 2017 | Budgets & Projections

Senate Budget Plan Allows for $1.5 Trillion Added to the Debt

For Immediate Release Today the Senate passed its Fiscal Year 2018 budget containing reconciliation instructions for tax reform. The following is a...
Oct 18, 2017 | Budgets & Projections

The Senate Budget Plan Could Dramatically Worsen our Fiscal Situation

For Immediate Release The Senate this week is scheduled to debate and vote on the Fiscal Year 2018 budget, which would allow $1.5 trillion in tax...
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Oct 17, 2017 | Budgets & Projections

A Mini-Bargain to Improve the Budget Updated for Disaster Relief

For Immediate Release As Congress continues to consider hurricane relief funding, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget re-released its "A...
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A Tale of Two Budgets

For Immediate Release This week, the House is voting on a Fiscal Year 2018 budget while at the same time the Senate is debating its own version –...