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Feb 8, 2021 | Other Spending

Important to Pay For Child Tax Credit Expansion

For Immediate Release Democratic lawmakers are planning to unveil legislation to substantially ...
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Feb 1, 2021 | Other Spending

New CBO Data Makes Case for More Targeted COVID Relief Plan

As policymakers debate a new round of COVID relief, new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) data suggests a modest fiscal package could help secure a...
Jan 25, 2021 | Other Spending

Statement on the Confirmation of Janet Yellen as Treasury Secretary

For Immediate Release Former Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen, who had been serving on the board of the...
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Jan 21, 2021 | Other Spending

Near- and Long-Term Fiscal Challenges for the Biden Administration

For Immediate Release President Joe Biden takes office in the face of numerous economic and fiscal challenges....
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Dec 21, 2020 | Other Spending

Lawmakers Should Enact Long-Delayed COVID Relief and Government Funding Deal

For Immediate Release Congressional leaders over the weekend reached a bipartisan agreement on legislation to fund...
Dec 17, 2020 | Other Spending

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Applauds Congressional Resolution Calling for Post-COVID Debt Plan

For Immediate Release A bipartisan group of House members – led by Reps. Jodey Arrington (R-TX) and. Scott Peters (D-...
Dec 11, 2020 | Other Spending

Keep Waste Out of Year-End Spending Deal

For Immediate Release The House has passed and the Senate is set to vote on a...
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Dec 2, 2020 | Taxes

COVID Relief Should Not Include Tax Giveaways

For Immediate Release The Senate Majority Leader released a revised $550 billion COVID relief proposal yesterday...
Dec 1, 2020 | Budgets & Projections

Policymakers Must Not Ignore the Long-Term Debt Outlook

For Immediate Release Today, Larry Summers and Jason Furman released a new working paper,...

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