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George D. Krumbhaar

George D. Krumbhaar

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After graduating from Columbia Law School, George served in the Treasury Department’s Office of General Counsel; and then 18 years on Capitol Hill as Minority (Republican) Counsel to the Joint Economic Committee, Director of Domestic Policy for Senator John Glenn (D-OH), Chief of Staff for Representative Bill Orton (D-UT), and Associate Staff of the House Budget Committee.

In each of these capacities, George covered a wide range of legislative issue areas, concentrating in budget, tax and appropriations. He was one of many who helped with the passage of the original Congressional Budget Act, and participated on a staff level in the debate over the Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act.

George is the founder (in 1996) of, and wrote more than 5,000 articles for that publication. is currently owned by CQ/Roll Call.

George has participated in numerous symposia and presentations on a wide range of specialized issues concerning Congress and federal appropriations.  As a consultant to corporations and trade associations, he has published dozens of analyses and op-eds on budget, appropriations and tax policy matters.

In addition to his law degree, George has an undergraduate degree from Harvard University and a Master’s degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.  He has served on the board of Directors of the American Association for Budget and Program Analysis since 2002. He is a member of the DC Bar.

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