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The Need to Lift the Debt Ceiling

Tonight, the current suspension of the nation’s debt ceiling will end and the ceiling will be restored to current debt...

Updated Q&A: Everything You Should Know About the Debt Ceiling

Attention is turning towards raising the federal debt ceiling, which will be reinstated on March 16, 2017 as the debt approaches $20 trillion. At...

The Better Budget Process Initiative: Setting the Benchmark: Reforms to Budget Baseline Rules

Budget baselines are among the most important – but widely misunderstood – elements of budgeting and policymaking. The budgetary impact...

Renacci, Kilmer, and Bipartisan Working Group Propose Bill Highlighting the “Fiscal State of the Nation”

Hoping to inspire a fiscal “wake-up call” in the new session of Congress, Representatives Jim Renacci (R-OH), Derek Kilmer (D-WA), and 40...

Congressman Renacci Introduces “Budget Enforcement Awareness Resolution”

Last month, Representative Jim Renacci (R-OH) introduced the “Budget Enforcement Awareness Resolution” in order to “restore...

A Long-Term Budget for Entitlements and Required Revenues

by Stuart Butler and Maya MacGuineas This paper represents a joint project of the Brookings Institution and Committee for a Responsible Federal...