Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Budget Process and Rules

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Better Targeting in Reconciliation

As lawmakers negotiate the details of their reconciliation package, th
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Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

The next few years will include several predictable fiscal policy deadlines that will force congressional action. Many provisions providing...
Budget Process

Reconciliation 101

Reconciliation is a special legislative process created as part of the Budget Act of 1974. It is intended to help lawmakers make the tax and...
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Bipartisan House Group Sends Letter Calling for Process Reforms

A bipartisan group of ten members from the House of Representatives recently
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Fiscal State of the Nation Introduced in the Senate and House

Senators Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Joni Ernst (R-IA), Angus King (I-ME), Mar
Kent Conrad

Kent Conrad: Congress should reinstate the 'Conrad Rule' to prevent abuse of budget reconciliation

Kent Conrad is a former senator from North Dakota, a former Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, and a member of the Committee for a Respon

CRFB Launches Suite of Budget Games

Today the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget launched Budgeting for the Future, a suite of inte

Senator Lummis Introduces Sustainable Budget Act

Senator Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) recently 
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Kinzinger and Phillips Call for a Bipartisan Commission to Address the Deficit

Representatives Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) and Dean Phillips (D-MN) recently
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Maya MacGuineas: Make the budget committees great again

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

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