Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Press Releases

Feb 10, 2021 | Other Spending

Building a Responsible COVID Relief Package

The House of Representatives is currently developing a $1.9 trillion COVID relief package. Policymakers should spend what is necessary to end...
Feb 8, 2021 | Other Spending

CBO Reports $738 Billion Deficit Through First Four Months of FY 2021

For Immediate Release The United States’ budget deficit for the first four months of fiscal year 2021 was $738...
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Feb 8, 2021 | Other Spending

Important to Pay For Child Tax Credit Expansion

For Immediate Release Democratic lawmakers are planning to unveil legislation to substantially ...
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Feb 1, 2021 | Other Spending

New CBO Data Makes Case for More Targeted COVID Relief Plan

As policymakers debate a new round of COVID relief, new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) data suggests a modest fiscal package could help secure a...
Jan 25, 2021 | Other Spending

Statement on the Confirmation of Janet Yellen as Treasury Secretary

For Immediate Release Former Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen, who had been serving on the board of the...
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Jan 21, 2021 | Other Spending

Near- and Long-Term Fiscal Challenges for the Biden Administration

For Immediate Release President Joe Biden takes office in the face of numerous economic and fiscal challenges....
Dec 21, 2020 | Other Spending

Lawmakers Should Enact Long-Delayed COVID Relief and Government Funding Deal

For Immediate Release Congressional leaders over the weekend reached a bipartisan agreement on legislation to fund...
Dec 17, 2020 | Other Spending

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Applauds Congressional Resolution Calling for Post-COVID Debt Plan

For Immediate Release A bipartisan group of House members – led by Reps. Jodey Arrington (R-TX) and. Scott Peters (D-...
Dec 11, 2020 | Other Spending

Keep Waste Out of Year-End Spending Deal

For Immediate Release The House has passed and the Senate is set to vote on a...