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Farm Bill: Another Lost Opportunity to Find Savings

For Immediate Release After passing the Senate by a vote of 87 to 13 yesterday, the House is expected to vote on the Farm Bill this afternoon....

Policymakers Should Set Responsible Spending Levels

For Immediate Release Earlier this year, the Trump Administration appeared poised to recommend new discretionary spending levels that would have...

Appropriations Watch: FY 2019

Last Updated 12/7/2018  A "minibus" of three bills (Energy & Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction & VA) was conferenced...

How Much Does the Government Really Owe?

When analyzing the fiscal health of the country, we often focus on federal government debt held by the public. Data published by USAFacts allows us...

JSC Markup Amendment Tracker

November 30 Note: The Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform was unable to advance its legislation out of committee...

Tax Extenders Should Not Add to the Deficit

For Immediate Release The House of Representatives is considering this week the Retirement, Savings, and Other Tax Relief Act of 2018, which revives...

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