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Congress
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...
Congress
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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Nov 9, 2020 | Budgets & Projections

CBO Confirms Debt Exceeded 100% of GDP for FY 2020

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office today released an end-of-year summary report for ...
Oct 16, 2020 | Budgets & Projections

Treasury Shows Record Borrowing

The Department of Treasury released its final Monthly Treasury Statement for fiscal year 2020, showing deficits totaled a record $3.1 trillion and...
Oct 8, 2020 | Budgets & Projections

The National Debt is Now Larger than the Economy

The Congressional Budget Office published its September monthly budget review today, which estimates deficits totaled a record $3.1 trillion in...
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Sep 29, 2020 | Other Spending

Presidential Candidates Ought to Share Their Plans for the Debt

For Immediate Release The first of three presidential debates will take place tonight, with much of the focus on near...

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