Budget Process

Budget Process_Books

Latest

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...

Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 10/1/2018: Congress has passed and the President has signed bills containing five of 12 appropriations bills and a continuing resolution...

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...

Co-Chair Lowey Proposes Reforms to the JSC

The Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform (JSC) continues to work on its recommendations, which are due at the end of...

We Need Functional, Not Budget-Busting, Bipartisanship

The House and Senate appear to be moving through the appropriations process better and faster than any time in at least the last nine years. Congress...

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,...

Three Measures We Hope the JSC Will Consider

The Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform (JSC) has an important opportunity to improve our broken budget process....

Panetta Recommends Budget Reform to JSC

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget co-chair Leon Panetta testified before the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process...

WATCH: Leon Panetta Testifies Before Budget Process Committee

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget co-chair Leon Panetta testifies before the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process...