Congressional Budgets

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It Would Be Unprecedented to Not Even Consider a Budget

For Immediate Release Over a month after the statutory deadline to complete a budget, neither the House nor Senate Budget Committees have even...
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Congress Has Never Failed to Propose a Budget

There has never been a year where at least one of the two congressional Budget Committees have not proposed a budget. Since the modern budget...
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Paul & Sanford Introduce Penny Plans

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and Representative Mark Sanford (R-SC) have introduced “penny plans” that would balance the budget within a decade through a...
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Republican Study Committee Releases FY 2019 Budget

While the House and Senate Budget Committees have yet to release a budget for FY 2019, the Republican Study Committee (RSC) has released its own...

Letter to Members of Congress on Statutory Budget Deadline

The statutory deadline for a budget is April 15 and no budget is in sight. Instead, members of the House of Representatives are voting on a balanced...
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Senate Budget Is More Irresponsible Than the House

The House of Representatives is expected to vote this week to adopt the Senate’s budget resolution, rather than support their own budget resolution...
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Senate Budget Committee Releases FY 2018 Budget

Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY) released the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Senate budget resolution today. The budget proposes $3.3...
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Senate Budget Should Pursue Fiscally Responsible Tax Reform, Not Unpaid-for Tax Cuts

For Immediate Release Reports suggest that the Senate Budget Committee is considering a budget resolution that allows for $1.5 trillion dollars in...
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The Republican Study Committee's Budget "Securing America's Future Economy"

As the House and Senate move forward in considering the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget over the next few weeks, the Republican Study Committee (RSC)...
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House and Senate Move Forward on FY 2018 Appropriations

The appropriations season is moving forward before Congress has passed a budget. Below, we explain how that can happen. Typically, Congress is...

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