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Maya MacGuineas: Fiscal Recklessness Puts the Next Crisis on Our Doorstep

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently wrote an ...

A Plan to Save the Highway Trust Fund

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) recently introduced a discussion draft of legislation to improve the...

CBO Shows That Policymakers Could Make the Long-Term Outlook Much Worse

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) today released a look at various long-term budget scenarios. Most notably, the report shows how much more bleak...

CRFB Reacts to Capital Gains Tax Proposal

For Immediate Release Recently, a number of proposals have emerged to modify the capital gains tax – either by legislation or through administrative...

Proposed Senate Point of Order Would Limit Health Care Proposals in Budget Reconciliation

For Immediate Release Today, 12 senators introduced a proposal that would establish a new Senate point of order to restrict the types of changes...

Three Measures We Hope the JSC Will Consider

The Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform (JSC) has an important opportunity to improve our broken budget process....

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