Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

FY 2014 Budget

The CR and the Medical Device Tax (Take Two)

As Congress negotiates a proposal to pass a continuing resolution and reopen the government, they may enact other policy at the same time.

Government Shutdown Limits Budget Options (Literally!)

The government is still shut down, the debt ceiling is fast approaching, and the need to put our debt on a sustainble path

(Un)happy Fiscal New Year!

Today, October 1st, marks the first day of the 2014 fiscal year for the government, and the first day of a

Welcome to Shutdown

Today is the first October, first day of 2014 fiscal year, and because of the failure of Congress, the first day of the government shutdown.

On the Brink of Shutdown?

Today is September 30, the last day of the government's fiscal year.

The Upcoming Appropriations Showdown

It is now three weeks and counting until the start of FY 2014, when lawmakers will have to pass a bill funding the government or incur a shutdown.

Bill Hoagland: Nation Does Not Need Another Government Shutdown

As Congress returns to Washington today, the clock is ticking to September 30, the end of the government's fiscal year and the date after which

Looking Ahead: FY 2014 Issues Creating FY 2015 Uncertainty

When lawmakers return from August recess in a few weeks they will turn their attention to FY 2014 government funding, which requires appropriations

Think Tanks Weigh In Before Budget Fights

Even though Washington slows down in August, several think tanks are staking out positions in advance of this fall's pending fight over the debt li