Federal Budget Reform Initiative

The federal budget reform initiative develops targeted recommendations for legislation that will result in meaningful improvements to the federal government’s budgeting process. 

Through the publication of timely, high-impact reports, highlighting the economic costs of failing to address shortcomings in the budget process, the initiative is elevating fiscal responsibility as a primary element of federal leadership.  FBRI is also promoting reforms to the budget process that will enable greater transparency and support policies that are critical to ensuring the nation’s long-term fiscal health


  • Getting Back in the Black

    Nov 10, 2010 - Getting Back in the Black, a new report from the Peterson-Pew Commission, recommends that policy makers adopt measures to stabilize the federal debt by establishing fiscal targets, creating automatic budgetary triggers and increasing transparency of budgetary information and procedures.

  • Red Ink Rising: A Call to Action to Stem the Mounting Federal Debt

    Dec 14, 2009 - The United States is already hearing concerns about its fiscal management from some of its largest creditors, and the country is uncomfortably vulnerable to shifts in confidence around the world.

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