This morning the Senate concluded debate on the budget resolution and started off on an unofficial procedure known as “vote-a-rama,” a fast-track budget process of addressing amendments that were not disposed of during the previous 50 hours of debate on the budget resolution.

The role of the budget resolution is to provide an important framework that clarifies Washington’s spending and revenue priorities.  Therefore, amending the budget resolution can have a substantial impact on the policies in Congress.

Improving the Budget Resolution via Amendments

A number of amendments will be offered this afternoon, this evening, and into the early morning.  The Heritage Foundation encourages amendments to the budget resolution address the following:


If you would like to follow along with the budget debate, watch it live here:  Watch FY2016 budget resolution debate.