FY 2019 Budget

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Appropriations Watch: FY 2019

Last Updated 8/16/2018 Congress began appropriations work for FY 2019 in April. The enactment of the 2018 Bipartisan Budget Act increased defense...
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Mid-Session Review Shows How Much Worse the Deficit Has Gotten in the Past Year

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released the Mid-Session Review (MSR) last week, updating the President's FY 2019 budget projections...
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Have Deficit Projections Doubled Because of the Tax Bill and BBA 2018?

Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) appeared on Fox Business this morning, where he was asked about CRFB's analysis...
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Policymakers Should Support Deficit Reduction in Financial Services Spending Bill

For Immediate Release The House is expected to vote this week on a minibus appropriations bill that includes the Financial Services and General...
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Letter to the Veterans Affairs Conference Committee

Below is a letter from CRFB President Maya MacGuineas to the conferees appointed to negotiate between the House and Senate versions of the Veterans...
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Budget Process Changes in the FY 2019 House Budget

The Fiscal Year 2019 House budget resolution contains a number of interesting budget process proposals. The budget passed out of committee last month...
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Congress Should Vote on the Budget

For Immediate Release The House Budget Committee passed a budget resolution last week, but lawmakers have not indicated when or if it will come to a...
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How the House Could Meet the Budget Resolution's Reconciliation Instructions

The FY 2019 House budget resolution calls for $6.5 trillion of policy savings over ten years, but the true action is in the reconciliation...
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Summarizing the FY 2019 House Budget Resolution

House Budget Committee Chairman Steve Womack (R-AR) released his Chairman's Mark of the House FY 2019 budget resolution. The budget resolution calls...
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CBO Economic Forecasts Are Similar to the Consensus, Unlike OMB

The Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) analysis of the President's Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget found that the President's policies would still...

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