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Federal Budget Process Reform: Key Issues, Proposed Fixes

Tim Shaw, Sandy Davis / Blog March 8, 2018

What are the fundamental problems with the process that the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform will need to address?

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Pete Domenici: The Senator of a Bygone Era

Economy / News January 3, 2018

Pete Domenici was the type of senator who makes Americans proud of their democratic government. He loved being a senator because it gave him a chance to craft legislation that improved people’s lives.

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BPC President Jason Grumet on the Passing of Senator Pete V. Domenici

Press Release / Press Release September 13, 2017

Bipartisan Policy Center President Jason Grumet issued the following statement on news of the passing of former BPC senior fellow and former U.S. Senator Pete V. Domenici.

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BPC Remembers Senator Pete V. Domenici

Press Release / Press Release September 13, 2017

With deep sadness, the Bipartisan Policy Center mourns the passing of our friend and former colleague, Senator Pete Domenici.

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Budget Experts Discuss Importance of Taking the Long View

Economy / Press Release December 1, 2016

Too many federal budget decisions reflect only short-run considerations and fail to address looming fiscal threats.

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DOE, Clean Line Partnership Represents a Win for Energy Infrastructure

Jason Grumet, Meghan McGuinness / Blog April 18, 2016

DOE announced that it would participate in the Plains & Eastern Clean Line Project, a direct current line that would deliver wind energy to the southeastern U.S.

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Biennial Budgeting Could Help Ease Logjam

Ben Ritz / Blog August 11, 2015

When Congress fails in performing its most basic function of adopting a budget, reform is necessary.

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Domenici and Rivlin: Congressional Budget Process Is Broken

Economy / News July 24, 2015

In nearly half of the past two decades, Congress failed to pass a budget agreement — the essential step in following its own rules for budget decision-making.

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Former budget leaders push Congress to revamp process

Economy / News July 20, 2015

Two former leaders in the congressional budget process are laying out their recommendations for reforming a process that say “urgently needs repair.”

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Rivlin and Domenici Release Recommendations to Overhaul Congressional Budget Process

Economy / Press Release July 17, 2015

The report recommends tough reforms to ensure congressional and White House agreement on all federal spending and revenues, including entitlements.

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