Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget


"If You Are Not For This Commission, Than What Are You For?"

"If you are not for this commission, than what are you for?" was Republican Senator George Voinovich's reaction to fellow Republican

Budget Commission Falls Short

A proposal to form a bipartisan commission to address the nation’s mounting long-term debt just fell short of the 60 votes needed for approva

Senate Faces Key Fiscal Votes This Week

The Senate will vote this week on key fiscal measures as it attempts to increase the nation’s

Time to Bring Back Caps

As the Senate continues its consideration of the debt ceiling today, it will consider
Jan 20, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

Budget Takes Back Seat Among Mass. Voters

Even though they're sending a self-proclaimed deficit hawk to the Senate, Massachusetts voters don't see the budget as a major problem, if two

House Sustains Obama Veto of CR; Budgeteers Yawn

The House voted Wednesday to sustain President Obama's veto of a Continuing Resolution to keep the government funded. Huh? Confused? Why wasn't this...

Since We've Been Gone...

We hope all of our readers had very happy holidays.
Dec 18, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

Our New Year's Wish: Political Will

Congress will leave town for the holidays without completing some serious fiscal business, but with a full agenda for next year.