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Disaster Bill Should Be Paid For

The Senate has passed, and the House of Representatives will soon consider, an emergency spending bill for disaster relief.  The following is a...

Lawmakers Should Offset Latest Disaster Relief Package

Yesterday, the Senate voted to appropriate an additional $19 billion in disaster relief to aid the damage caused by wildfires, hurricanes,...
May 23, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release Event

Alexander-Murray Health Savings Bill Deserves Praise

Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA), the respective chair and ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education,...
May 21, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release Event

Washington Should Reject a Budget-Busting Cap Deal

For Immediate Release Congressional leaders and Administration officials are negotiating an agreement to raise the discretionary spending caps while...

Deficit-Financed Infrastructure Spending Could Harm Economy

For Immediate Release President Trump and Congressional Democrats are meeting this week to discuss how to pay for as much as $2 trillion of new...

Hearing Recap: Fixing a Broken Budget and Spending Process – Perspectives of Two Former Chairmen

The Senate Budget Committee began a series of hearings on reforming the budget process on May 15. The first hearing, “Fixing a Broken Budget and...

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