Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Debt Ceiling


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.
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Q&A: Everything You Should Know About the Debt Ceiling

The federal debt ceiling will be reinstated on August 1, 2021, at
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Opportunities for Bipartisanship in a Divided Government

In 2021, the United States is likely to operate with divided or near-divided government.

Pairing Debt Limit Reform with Budget Goals

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget has long called for Congress to establish fiscal targets and reform the debt limit...

Letter to Senate Budget Committee: Advance Bipartisan Budget Improvements

Below is a letter sent today from Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas to Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mik
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With Debt Limit Reinstated, It's Time for Reform

As lawmakers go to conference for the tax b

Maya MacGuineas: Don’t Get Rid of the Debt Ceiling. Reform It.

Maya MacGuineas is president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt.