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Appropriations Watch: FY 2019

Last Updated 2/15/2019  Congress passed full appropriations for the remaining seven appropriations bills for the rest of fiscal year 2019, and...

Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 2/14/2019: Congress is expected to vote this week on full appropriations for the remaining seven appropriations bills for the rest of fiscal...

As Debt Rises, Interest Costs Could Top $1 Trillion

The fastest growing item in the budget over the next decade will be interest on the debt, according to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). In...

Leave Tax Extenders in the Past

Some in Congress reportedly want to revive a package of narrow tax breaks that expired 14 months ago, at the end of 2017, known as “tax extenders.”...
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Statement on the Passing of Representative Walter Jones

For Immediate Release Representative Walter Jones from North Carolina died yesterday, February 10, 2019. The following is a statement from Maya...

These 3 Parts of the Budget Explain 87% of Spending Growth

The Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) latest baseline shows that deficits and debt are rising unsustainably, driven by the failure of revenue...

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