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Does Build Back Better Cost $1.6 Trillion or $2.4 Trillion?

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) recently estimated that the House-passed Build Back Better Act will increase outlays by $1.64 trillion over ten...

December Sequester Suspension Misses the Mark

For Immediate Release Congress is considering legislation that will cancel the PAYGO sequester for 2022, extend temporary COVID-era Medicare payment...

Congress' December Challenges Can't Wait

For Immediate Release As lawmakers continue to debate the Build Back Better reconciliation bill, they have a number of pressing deadlines and policy...

A Permanent Build Back Better Act Could Cost $4.8 Trillion

Last month, we estimated the Build Back Better Act in the House of Representatives would cost $4.9 trillion if made permanent and add $3 trillion to...

Full Estimates of the House Build Back Better Act

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has released cost estimates of each title of the House's Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376) . Before...

Build Back Better Act Score Highlights Need for Improvements

For Immediate Release Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) published its full score and estimate of the House Build Back Better Act ( see our...

CBO Scores the Build Back Better Act

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has released cost estimates for every title of the Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376) . Without interactions,...

Updated Budget Projections Show Record Debt by 2031

New estimates from the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget project that debt as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is on track to...

5-Year SALT Cap Repeal Would Be Costliest Part of Build Back Better

According to press reports , policymakers are considering adding a five-year repeal of the $10,000 cap on the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction to...