The Federal Budget: Spending, Taxes, and Debt

Government spending is out of control. If the American people can make tough decisions and only spend within their means, so can
Washington.

EPIC is working to improve federal budgeting, reduce spending, keep taxes low, and shrink the national debt. After all, it’s not the government’s money – it’s the American people’s money.

July 20th, 2024
Blog

The looming Statutory PAYGO sequestration presents an opportunity to avoid sequester impacts while simultaneously implementing policy and process reforms.

July 11th, 2024
Blog

Senator Mike Braun and Congressman Ben Cline have introduced the No Bias in the Baseline Act. This important legislation would reverse distortions in the Congressional Budget Office’s baseline that bias the budget process in favor of higher spending and higher taxes.

July 11th, 2024
Publication

Distortions in the baseline bias the budget process in favor of higher spending and higher taxes.

July 9th, 2024
Blog

The Bidenomics Slush Fund is being used to subsidize the “Waste Collection and Removal” project in New York City.

July 9th, 2024
Blog

The 119th Congress could present an incredible opportunity for conservatives to tackle some of the most important challenges facing the nation using the budget reconciliation process.

June 19th, 2024
Resource

Federal spending, debt, and deficits are already. But they are projected to grow unsustainably under current law.

June 19th, 2024
Blog

This new report from the CBO should sound the alarm for Congress to get serious about the harm of reckless government spending.

June 5th, 2024
Resource

Congress should limit discretionary spending to no more than the spending caps and ensure transparent scoring of appropriations bills.

April 29th, 2024
Blog

If the House and Senate are going to have earmarks, reforms to promote accountability and transparency are needed.

April 14th, 2024
Publication

Dr. Paul Winfree, President and CEO of the Economic Paul Winfree testified at the House Ways and Means Committee hearing on Expanding on the Success of the 2017 Tax Relief to Help Hardworking Americans, held on April 11, 2024.