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Budget and Spending

Federal Budget

The Budget Book

The 114th Congress has an opportunity and obligation to stop Washington’s taxpayer-financed spending spree. Read More.

The federal budget has three principal roles: (1) to control spending, (2) to limit the size and scope of government, and (3) to compel choices among governing priorities. In short, budgeting truly is governing. Congress must get back to budgeting now to bring America’s fiscal house in order.


Experts on Federal Budget

  • Romina  Boccia img Romina Boccia

    Grover M. Hermann Research Fellow in Federal Budgetary Affairs and Research Manager

  • Paul Winfree img Paul Winfree

    Director, Thomas A Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies