Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Bipartisan Budget Act

The Tricks and Treats in the Budget Deal

With the Senate passing the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 in the wee hours of the morning the bill now heads to the President's desk for signat

Social Security Changes in the Budget Deal

The recently-introduced Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 tackles a laundry list of items that lawmakers needed to address over this Congress, including...
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Budget Deal Truly Offsets Only Half Its Cost

Lawmakers are currently considering a budget deal that would increase appropriated spending, suspend the debt limit until March 2017, reallocate...

How the Bipartisan Budget Act Improves the Long Term

As we've said before, paying for temporary costs with sa

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly in the Bipartisan Budget Act

On Wednesday, we published an analysis of the Bipartisan Budget A

Diving Deeper Into the Budget Conference Agreement

With the details on the agreement reached by Budget Committee chairs Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Patty Murray (D-WA) made fully available yesterday, CRFB...

Updated: Summarizing the Ryan-Murray Deal

Update: See our full analysis of the deal here