Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Debt Ceiling

‘Line’ Items: Blossoms Edition

In Bloom – Spring is officially here, though the weather would have one think otherwise.

‘Line’ Items: Stopgaps, Limits, Higher Powers and the Moment of Truth

Lots of Stopgaps, Little in Closing the Fiscal Gap – Washington averted a government shutdown last week by

‘Line’ Items: Play On Edition

Budget Season Ramping Up – Football season may have ended last night, but budget season is just heating up.

‘Line’ Items: Super Bowl Edition

Game On – The Super Bowl in Texas won’t be until Sunday, but Washington had its own big game last week as President Obama gave his

Sen. Conrad Calls for Immediate Action on Long-Term Fiscal Plan

Senator Kent Conrad (D-ND), chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, is calling for swift and decisive action to address our worsening fiscal probl

‘Line’ Items: State of the Union Edition

What Will He Say? – On Tuesday President Obama will avail himself of one of the most effective tools a President has to shap

Debt Ceiling Discussion Going Over Your Head? We Can Help.

With so much talk currently about the statutory debt ceiling, we at CRFB felt that this topic, which can be quite complex, deserved

‘Line’ Items: Dreams and Schemes Edition

Can Dreams of Cooperation be Fulfilled? – Yesterday the nation celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.