Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Budget Process and Rules

TARP: Offset or Gimmick?

In his speech today, President Obama proposed reducing the amount of money available in the TARP fund to pay for the

Weekend Editorial Roundup

Here are the highlights from this weekend’s editorials on fiscal and budget policy:

Bad Budget Concepts and The Case of Student Loans

Sometimes, the way we score certain items in the budget leads to sub-optimal policy choices. For example, as we explained recently, the long-term...

Weekend Editorial Roundup

Here are the highlights from this weekend’s editorials on fiscal and budget policy:

Federal Officials Pressure ‘Pay Czar’ to Ease Pay Restrictions at AIG

Worry about the government’s investment in AIG has prompted some federal officials to call for easing the restrictions on pay at AIG for 2010

Blue Dog Coalition Endorses SAFE Commission Act

The Democratic Blue Dog Coalition, a group comprised of fiscally conservative members of the House,

$98 Billion Wasted

Government agencies misspent over $98 billion last year, $26 billion more than was wasted the previous year, the

Weekend Editorial Roundup

Here are the highlights from this weekend’s editorials on fiscal and budget policy:

Freezing Discretionary Spending...

UPDATE: Stan Collender thinks we might be making ice mountains out of snow hills.According to a number of news reports, President Obama has begun...

Stop Us Before We Spend Again

President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, Maya MacGuineas, testified before the Senate Budget Committee on proposals to form a...

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