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Jonathan Bydlak speaks with Steve Moore, Heritage scholars on Capitol Hill

November 28th, 2017 by

Today, Institute founder and president Jonathan Bydlak spoke alongside Heritage scholars Romina Boccia and Justin Bogie, as well as Heritage Foundation Distinguished Visiting Fellow and Trump 2016 economic advisor Steve Moore.     The event, “Fiscal Responsibility and the Budget Control Act,” brought together dozens of Capitol Hill staffers to discuss the Budget Control Act’s […]

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Jonathan Bydlak in NRO: What happened to the fiscal hawks?

November 22nd, 2017 by

Writing today in National Review Online, Institute founder and president Jonathan Bydlak and Heritage Foundation scholar Romina Boccia write about a troubling trend among lawmakers — ignoring spending.   What’s driving lawmakers to blow through budget caps established in the Budget Control Act? There is bipartisan support for a big spending increase to build up […]

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House and Senate prepare to move ahead on 2018 Budget

October 5th, 2017 by

This week, the House and Senate have been crafting their drafts of a 2018 budget resolution, but the two chambers still have a ways to go in order to reach an agreement.   The House budget seeks to cut Medicare and Medicaid by $473 billion and $1 trillion over the next decade, respectively. In addition, it […]

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