Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Domestic Spending

Note to Clemons: Freeze Won’t Hurt Competitiveness; Too Much Debt Will

Our good friend Steve Clemons of the New America Foundation wrote in The Washington Note, this week, that President Obama's proposed spending

The State of the Union is...

Yesterday, President Obama gave his first official State of the Union address, outlining his agenda for the rest of the year.

CRFB's MacGuineas Reacts to Obama's Spending Freeze

Yesterday, CRFB President Maya MacGuineas had an op-ed in CNN calling President Obama's proposed non-security freeze

Ryan Releases Roadmap

Earlier today, Republican Congressman Paul Ryan released his update Roadmap for America'

Obama Partial Discretionary Spending Freeze : A Small First Step

President Obama will propose freezing "non-security" discretionary spending for the next three years (FY2011-13) when he unveils his new

On the President's Spending Cuts....

Yesterday -- citing CRFB's work -- The Stephen Di

Thanks, Stan

In a blog post earlier this w

What Happened to the President's Spending Cuts?

Yesterday, on the heels of President Obama signing a $1.1 trillion "minibus" CRFB released a paper on the importance of controlling...

The Grassroots Talk Fiscal Stewardship

Citizens from across the country had a message yesterday for lawmakers: we are working together to solve our fiscal challenges, why can’t you

Bad Budget Concepts and The Case of Student Loans

Sometimes, the way we score certain items in the budget leads to sub-optimal policy choices. For example, as we explained recently, the long-term...