Convergence Center For Policy Resolution

Unlikely Allies Pitch Major Overhaul Of Congress’ Budget Rules

By Sarah Ferris | February 26, 2018

“As lawmakers set out this week on a landmine-ridden mission to mend Congress’ spending cycle, a group of strange bedfellows in Washington has given them a head-start.

Roughly two-dozen D.C. influencers — ranging from leaders of the Chamber of Commerce to the Center for American Progress — unveiled on Monday their own set of recommendations to end the stop-and-go pattern of spending on Capitol Hill.
The report is a product of a yearlong project called Building a Better Budget Process. Its release comes just as Congress launches its own budget process reform panel, tasked with drafting a set of possible solutions by November.”

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