Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

FY 2012 Budget

‘Line’ Items: Dark Horse Edition

Not Rounding the Bend Yet – Like the Triple Crown field, the fiscal policy landscape is muddled with several solutions vying

Between the ‘Line’s: Meetings, Plans, Halfsies and One Cent

No Deficit of Talk – At least there no longer is a deficit of discussion when it comes to our fiscal situation.
May 9, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

‘Line’ Items: May Flowers Edition

What Will Bloom This Month? – In April we were showered with fiscal policy developments: namely, a last-minute FY 2011 budget deal; a deluge of...

Between the ‘Line’s: Limits, Meetings, Triggers, and Cloture

Bumping Up on the Debt Ceiling – On Monday, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner sent a
May 2, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

‘Line’ Items: Two Weddings and a Burial Edition

Wedding Vows and Vows Kept – Last week the royal wedding in England between William and Kate garnered a great deal of attent

CBO Releases Full Analysis of President's Budget

The Congressional Budget Office has released its full analysis of President Obama's FY 20
Apr 18, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

‘Line’ Items: Tax Day Edition

Happy Tax Day – Today is about the consequences of procrastination for the great many waiting until the last minute to file

Rep. Cooper Withdraws Amendment, but Effort Was Not in Vain

Last night, Congressman Jim Cooper (D-TN) withdrew from consideration his

Congressional Progressive Caucus Releases Their Budget

Today, the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), a libera