Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

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Dec 13, 2017 | Taxes

Policymakers Can Still Change Course and Pass a Responsible Tax Plan

For Immediate Release The conference committee on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has reportedly reached an agreement on principle today as the committee...
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Dec 11, 2017 | Taxes

Treasury Department Report Assumes Instead of Analyzing

For Immediate Release Today, the Treasury Department’s Office of Tax Policy issued a finding that claims the Senate Finance Committee's tax reform...
Dec 7, 2017 | Budgets & Projections

December Should Not Become Blow Up the Debt Month

For Immediate Release As we enter December, lawmakers are looking to address a number of year-end priorities. Unfortunately, the legislative agenda...
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Dec 1, 2017 | Taxes

CRFB Reaction to Senate Tax Bill

For Immediate Release The Senate unveiled a revised tax reform bill Friday. The following is a statement from Maya MacGuineas, president of the...
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Nov 30, 2017 | Taxes

JCT Score Shows Tax Bill Would Cost $1 Trillion After Economic Growth

For Immediate Release The Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) released its dynamic score of the Senate Finance Committee-passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act...
Nov 21, 2017 | Taxes

The Senate Should Not Vote on Tax Reform Without a Dynamic Score

In the coming weeks, the Senate is expected to vote on its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) has...
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Nov 20, 2017 | Other Spending

Disaster Relief Deserves Offsets

For Immediate Release Last week, the Trump Administration requested $44 billion of disaster relief funding, on top of roughly $50 billion of...
Nov 20, 2017 | Budgets & Projections

Congress Should Offset Cost of Any Sequester Agreement

For Immediate Release   Press reports suggest Congress and the administration are nearing a sequester relief agreement to increase defense and...
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Nov 16, 2017 | Taxes

House Passes Historic Debt Increase

For Immediate Release The House of Representatives passed a tax cut package today that will add $1.5 trillion or more to the national debt. The...
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Nov 15, 2017 | Taxes

Modified Chairman's Mark Makes a Bad Bill Worse

For Immediate Release Late Tuesday night GOP leaders unveiled a modified Chairman’s Mark of the Senate tax reform bill, which included significant...