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Congress Reconsiders Spending Caps in Long-Term Budget Deal

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Caps enacted in 2011 have significantly slowed spending and deficits, and will continue to do so in the future -- if Congress decides to keep them.
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October 1 Marks New Fiscal Year & 200 Days Since Debt Limit Reached

by Demian Brady / /

Thursday October 1 is not only the start of the new Fiscal Year, it will also mark the passage of the fifth straight year that none of the regular appropriations bills have been passed into law. The last time the entire budget was passed without use of an
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BCA Caps and American Household Debt

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Government deficits have been reduced significantly since BCA caps were enacted, which means less debt on the average American's plate.
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Don't Forget: Beyond Shutdown Threat, Debt Ceiling Looms

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Beyond the immediate budget controversy, the President and many Members of Congress are seeking a way to bust through spending caps they agreed to just a few years ago.
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When Politicians Talk, What Does It Cost You?

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Last week's GOP debate was over three hours long. Here's what candidates did with that time -- in dollar figures.
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Spending Proposals in the Second GOP Debate

by Demian Brady, Michael Tasselmyer / /

NTU Foundation pored over the specifics of the proposals cited by the presidential candidates to calculate the net potential impact on spending.
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Bernie Sanders' Trillion-Dollar Legislative Agendas

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

NTU Foundation has been tracking the costs of Senator Sanders' legislative agendas ever since he was elected to the Senate. He has proposed, on average, over $1 trillion in annual spending increases during that time.
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Biden Being Biden: A Legislative Perspective

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Ahead of a possible run for the White House, NTU Foundation looked at how then-Senator Biden's legislative priorities would have impacted the federal budget.
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