Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

House of Representatives

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Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 4/9/2020: On March 27, the President signed into law 

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Will Cost $192 Billion

Last week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) scored the Families First Coronavirus
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PAYGO Tracker: FY 2020

Update: Due to the flurry of legislative activity to address the COVID-19 pandemic, we have suspended regular updates of the PAYGO trac

Congress Increasingly Fails to Budget

The Congressional budget process calls for an annual budget resolution to make explicit the tradeoffs between discretionary spending, direct spendi

Bill Advances to Combat Improper Payments

Congress recently passed a bipartisan bill sponsored by Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) to improve efforts to identify and reduce improper payments acros
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Support for TRUST Act Grows

The Time to Rescue United States Trusts Act, or the TRUST Act, was

Policymakers Added $2.2 Trillion to the Debt in 2019

With Congress finishing up appropriations for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020, including additional provisions that will add
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Burchett, Case, and Womack Introduce RAFT Act

One way to begin addressing our unsustainable fiscal situation is to
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Case and Womack Introduce Sustainable Budget Act

Building on bipartisan momentum for addressing our uns

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