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May 23, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release Event

Alexander-Murray Health Savings Bill Deserves Praise

Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA), the respective chair and ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education,...
May 21, 2019 | Blog Paper Press Release Event

Washington Should Reject a Budget-Busting Cap Deal

For Immediate Release Congressional leaders and Administration officials are negotiating an agreement to raise the discretionary spending caps while...

Deficit-Financed Infrastructure Spending Could Harm Economy

For Immediate Release President Trump and Congressional Democrats are meeting this week to discuss how to pay for as much as $2 trillion of new...

Hearing Recap: Fixing a Broken Budget and Spending Process – Perspectives of Two Former Chairmen

The Senate Budget Committee began a series of hearings on reforming the budget process on May 15. The first hearing, “Fixing a Broken Budget and...

Disability Policy for the 21st Century

Strong labor markets and recent improvements to the finances of the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program offer a rare opportunity to...

Gimmick Alert: Congress Considering Increasing Spending Through Harbor Maintenance Maneuver

Having already used the war spending designation and fake mandatory savings to get around discretionary spending caps, lawmakers are turning to...

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