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What Happens in a Partial Government Shutdown?

Policymakers have until midnight on Friday to avoid a partial government shutdown. Lawmakers have already passed full-year appropriations for...

Farm Bill: Another Lost Opportunity to Find Savings

For Immediate Release After passing the Senate by a vote of 87 to 13 yesterday, the House is expected to vote on the Farm Bill this afternoon....

Policymakers Should Set Responsible Spending Levels

For Immediate Release Earlier this year, the Trump Administration appeared poised to recommend new discretionary spending levels that would have...

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

This paper has been updated here. The fiscal year began on September 30, has only passed 5 of 12 appropriations bills setting spending levels. If...

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...