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Appropriations Watch: FY 2019

Last Updated 12/7/2018  A "minibus" of three bills (Energy & Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction & VA) was conferenced...

A 5 Percent Discretionary Cut Still Provides Ample Spending

President Trump has asked each cabinet secretary to propose a plan to cut 5 percent of their agency's budget for next year. Assuming this...

WATCH: Budgeting for the Next Generation

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget will host a lunch and panel discussion on Budgeting for the Next Generation on Capitol Hill beginning...

OMB and Congress Propose New Way to Budget for Federal Buildings

Both lawmakers and administration officials have recently begun advocating for a different approach to funding long-term physical federal investments...

Chartbook: Budgeting for the Next Generation

This chartbook corresponds to our project "Budgeting for the Next Generation"   

Q&A: Everything You Should Know About Government Shutdowns

The fiscal year began on September 30, has only passed 5 of 12 appropriations bills setting spending levels. If lawmakers do not pass legislation to...

Budgeting for the Next Generation: Options to Improve Budgeting for Children

Children have less ability to meet their needs in the short term and more potential in the long term than other age groups, but federal policy does...

Appropriations Process Still Broken

For Immediate Release Congress has passed a minibus appropriations bill containing two of the 12 appropriations bills and a continuing resolution...

Taking a Look at CBO's New Transparency Efforts

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has worked hard to improve transparency and accessibility of its data and analysis. Over the past two years,...