Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Press Releases | December 2021

Dec 16, 2021 | Budget Process

Statement on $2.5 Trillion Debt Ceiling Increase

Today, President Biden signed into law a $2.5 trillion increase in the ceiling on federal debt. This increase will raise the total debt ceiling to $...
Dec 10, 2021 | Budgets & Projections

CBO Analysis Highlights Risk of Arbitrary Expirations

The House-passed Build Back Better Act incorporates numerous arbitrary sunsets in order to hold down its costs. Today, the Congressional Budget...
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December Sequester Suspension Misses the Mark

For Immediate Release Congress is considering legislation that will cancel the PAYGO sequester for 2022, extend temporary COVID-era Medicare payment...
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Dec 3, 2021 | Other Spending

Senate Should Make Build Back Better, Better

For Immediate Release The Senate this month is planning to consider the $2.4 trillion Build Back Better Act, which passed the House of...
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Congress' December Challenges Can't Wait

For Immediate Release As lawmakers continue to debate the Build Back Better reconciliation bill, they have a number of pressing deadlines and policy...