Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Domestic Spending

Improper Payments Are a Start--But Cuts Must Go Deeper

In an OMBlog today, OMB director Peter Orszag applauded the House's passage of the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act. ...

Blue Dogs Bark: They Want Spending Caps

Attempting to place a leash on federal spending, members of the Blue Dog Coalition are introducing legislation this week to reinstate discretionary

The Deficit Challenge Turns to Government Assets...

In a blog post yesterday, Donald Marron discussed an additional way for governments to ease budget pressures along with traditional spending cuts and...

Senate Falls One Vote Shy of Considering Sessions-McCaskill Spending Caps Amendment

The Senate has just voted to not waive a Budget Act point of order raised against the Sessions-McCaskill amendment (#3337) to the Senate

Constitutional Route Becoming Popular

Given the present economic and political climate, many are eying Constitutional changes to help improve the budget situation.

What About Education Cuts?

Deficit Challenge suggestions continue to pour in.

What Will the Budget Look Like in 2020?

In our Analysis of the President's FY 2011 Budget, we discussed that

Can Anyone Clip Byrd Scholarships' Wings?

Once again, a president is trying to get rid of a “small” scholarship program tucked away in the Department of Education.