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Open House with the Congressional Budget Office

Last week, the House Budget Committee hosted a bipartisan staff event with the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). This open house provided all congressional staff with the opportunity to meet CBO’s leadership, unit chiefs, and top analysts face-to-face.

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Health Week: Advancing Patient-Centered, Pro-Growth Reforms

The House will consider a series of health-related bills as part of a comprehensive pro-growth agenda. The Budget for a Brighter American Future, the House fiscal year 2019 budget resolution, also contained a number of important health care reforms.

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On-Budget Versus Off-Budget

While the difference between discretionary and mandatory spending in the federal budget is frequently discussed, some may not know that spending can also be categorized as on-budget or off-budget.

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Status of FY 2019 Appropriations Bills

According to the Budget Act, the House may begin consideration of appropriations bills on May 15 for the following fiscal year. By June 10, the House Appropriations Committee must report out the last of the 12 appropriations bills. The House must then consider and complete action on all the bills by June 30.

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Committee Approves FY 2019 Budget Resolution

The most important role of the House Budget Committee each year is to produce a budget resolution that establishes an overarching budget blueprint for the federal government. Last week, the Committee fulfilled its duty and passed a balanced and responsible plan for fiscal year (FY) 2019.

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Introducing Budget for a Brighter American Future

Budget for a Brighter American Future reflects a balanced and responsible vision that further promotes economic growth and confronts the real fiscal challenges casting a shadow of doubt on the future.

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