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Tax Extenders Package Could Add Half a Trillion Dollars to the Debt

The House Ways and Means Committee is scheduled to mark up legislation to revive special interest tax breaks known as “tax extenders” this week...

Lawmakers Shouldn't Repeal Cadillac Tax Without Substantial Offsets

A bill to repeal the "Cadillac tax" on high-cost health insurance plans may soon get a vote on the House floor. This tax was an important part of the...

Event Recap: Disability Policy for the 21st Century

On Thursday, June 6, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and the McCrery-Pomeroy SSDI Solutions Initiative hosted an event on "Disability...

Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 6/11/2019: The next two years will include several predictable fiscal policy deadlines that will force congressional action. Many of...

House Should Pass Budget Plan Before Spending More

For Immediate Release The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote this week on “minibus” appropriations legislation combining five...

Appropriations 101

What are appropriations? How does Congress determine the total level of appropriations? How does Congress allocate appropriations? How are...

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