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Congressional Budgets

Van Hollen Releases House Democratic FY 2016 Alternative

House Budget Committee Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) yesterday released the House Democratic alternative budget, which provides similar...

Spending and Revenue in the FY 2016 House Budget

House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price (R-GA) released his FY 2016 budget yesterday, outlining a framework that would significantly reduce the...

An Overview of the FY16 House Republican Budget

This morning, House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price released his FY 2016 budget proposal, "A Balanced Budget for a Stronger America."...

Maya MacGuineas Testifies in Front of Senate Budget Committee

Maya MacGuineas, President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, testified last Wednesday in front of the Senate Budget Committee for a...

Budget Gimmicks in the CRomnibus Bill

The eagerly awaited $1.1 trillion "CRomnibus" bill was released yesterday, and given its far-reaching nature, many aspects are being...

A Drama-Less Happy Fiscal Year!

The calendar turns over for the federal government today as FY 2015 is underway. Unlike last year, which started with the government being shut down...

How the House-Passed Budget Tightens Defense Spending Caps

In our discussion of House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's (R-WI) budget, we talked about one area where the budget actually boosts spending:

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