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Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 11/21/2019: Congress did not complete action on appropriations before the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30, although lawmakers enacted...
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PAYGO Tracker: FY 2020

The first rule of getting out of a hole is to stop digging it deeper. Yet with deficits projected to exceed $1 trillion this fiscal...
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Bipartisan Group Introduces TRUST Act

Earlier this week, Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Todd Young (R-IN), Doug Jones (D-AL), and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), alongside...
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Statement on Bipartisan TRUST Act

Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Representatives Mike Gallagher (R-WI) and Ed Case (D-HI) introduced the TRUST Act on Tuesday...
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Oct 23, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Policymakers Should Reject Efforts to Weaken SALT Cap

For Immediate Release The Senate is voting this afternoon to reopen state workarounds on the limits on the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction...

Enzi's Proposals Would Improve the Budget Process

Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY) has developed a series of draft budget process reforms. As we’ve explained before, the current...

Representatives Rice, Barr Introduce Fiscal State of the Nation Resolution

Last week, Representatives Kathleen Rice (D-NY) and Andy Barr (R-KY) introduced a bipartisan bill to make it harder for Congress to ignore the...
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Was a "No" Vote on the Budget Deal a Vote for "More Spending"?

In support of the $1.7 trillion Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019 (BBA19), Senator David Perdue (R-GA) gave a floor speech and penned an op-ed arguing...
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Senate Finance Prescription Drug Bill Would Reduce Deficits by $100 Billion

The Senate Finance Committee recently approved by a 19-9 vote a prescription drug bill, the Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act, that the...
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Addressing Common Claims About the Budget Deal

The President and Congressional leaders announced a plan to raise the caps on discretionary spending by $322 billion for Fiscal Years (FY) 2020...

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