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How Congress Can Boost Defense Spending Without Busting Budget Caps

Congress and the president are reportedly working on another backroom budget deal that might raise the Budget Control Act spending caps by up to $200… Read More

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Congress Should Reject a Reckless Budget Deal That Busts Spending Caps

A new report from Congressional Quarterly indicates that Congress will soon announce another backroom budget deal that would bust the spending caps set by the… Read More

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Why Congress Must Preserve and Extend the 2011 Spending Caps

The Budget Control Act, passed in 2011, is one of the few mechanisms currently in place to control Congress’ appetite for spending. With the national… Read More

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Senate Budget a Major Step Toward Tax Reform, but Falls Short on Spending Reforms

The Senate passed its fiscal year 2018 budget resolution late Thursday night, paving the way for potentially the most comprehensive tax reform package in decades…. Read More

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6 Takeaways From the Senate Budget Proposal

Last week, the Senate Budget Committee released its long-awaited fiscal year 2018 budget resolution. The purpose of such a resolution is twofold. First, as a… Read More

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Trump’s Budget Deal With Democrats Will Only Worsen Our Fiscal Situation

Late Wednesday night, the Senate released the text of legislation that would provide disaster relief funding and other federal aid for Hurricane Harvey and other… Read More

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House Spending Bill Is Too Bloated. Congress Should Stick to the Budget Caps.

This week, the House of Representatives is expected to vote on the eight remaining annual appropriations bills. The House will combine the four-bill Make America… Read More

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In Hurricane Harvey Response, Congress Must Avoid the Mistakes of Sandy

As the floodwaters of Hurricane Harvey begin to recede, focus will shift to the costs of cleanup and recovery. There are already rumblings that Congress… Read More

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America Is Heading Straight Into Its Most Avoidable Crisis Ever

In the looming shadow of another debt limit debate, Congress should stand firm and demand spending controls before increasing the debt limit again. Most people… Read More

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This Conservative Budget Proposal Is a Real Solution to America’s Debt Situation

The Republican Study Committee on Thursday released its fiscal year 2018 budget proposal, titled, “Securing America’s Future Economy” (SAFE). This proposal would balance the budget… Read More

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