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Appropriations Watch: FY 2019

Last Updated 1/23/2019  No appropriations legislation was enacted by midnight on the night of Dec. 21, resulting in a partial...

Ernst, Lankford, and Perdue Introduce The "No Budget, No Recess Act"

Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), along with Senators Lankford (R-OK) and Perdue (R-GA), today introduced the "No Budget, No Recess Act." The legislation...

More Borrowing Not a Shutdown Solution

For Immediate Release Recently, several senators have suggested increasing next year’s discretionary spending caps as part of a deal to secure wall...

Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 1/15/2019: A continuing resolution funding the seven appropriations bills that had not been previously enacted lapsed at midnight on December...

CBO: Fixing the Debt Could Increase Average Income by $6,000 Per Person

While some recent commentators have suggested Americans stop worrying about our debt, evidence shows there is a significant upside to addressing...

Q&A: Everything You Should Know About Government Shutdowns

The fiscal year began on Oct. 1, 2018, and Congress has passed just five out of 12 appropriations bills setting discretionary spending levels....

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