Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
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Jul 28, 2020 | Other Spending

Committee President Maya MacGuineas Testifies on Oversight of COVID-19 Fiscal Relief

For Immediate Release Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas will testify today, July...
Jul 27, 2020 | Other Spending

COVID-19 Relief Should Target Economic and Public Health Needs

For Immediate Release With the Senate unveiling plans for a new COVID-19 relief bill, lawmakers in the coming days...
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Jul 23, 2020 | Social Security

Senate Proposal Would Address Trust Fund Insolvency Accelerated by COVID Recession

For Immediate Release The next COVID relief bill could incorporate the bipartisan TRUST Act, a bill which would...
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Jul 16, 2020 | Other Spending

Payroll Tax Holiday Shouldn't Hold Up COVID-19 Relief Discussions

For Immediate Release With the next phase of COVID-19 fiscal relief talks set to begin the week of June 20th,...
Jul 8, 2020 | Budgets & Projections

CBO Reports Record $863 Billion Deficit in June

For Immediate Release The United States budget deficit for the month of June was a record $863 billion, according to...
Jul 8, 2020 | Health Care

Policymakers Must Work to Reduce Drug Prices

Efforts to advance a drug pricing bill similar to one the Senate Finance Committee passed last summer by a vote of 19-9 appear to have stalled....
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Jun 23, 2020 | Other Spending

COVID-19 Doesn’t Justify Massive, Debt-Financed Infrastructure Spending

House Democrats yesterday released a sizeable highway and infrastructure bill, just as President Trump is also reportedly considering his own...
Jun 10, 2020 | Other Spending

Treasury Reports $399 Billion Deficit in May as COVID-19 Relief Continues

The United States budget deficit for the month of May totaled $399 billion, bringing the deficit thus far for fiscal year 2020 to $1.88 trillion,...
Jun 3, 2020 | Other Spending

Committee President Maya MacGuineas Testifies on Need for Improved Oversight, Accountability of COVID-19 Relief Funds

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas will testify today, June 3, before a newly established committee of federal...
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Jun 1, 2020 | Budget Process

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Hails Responsible Economic Leadership

A bipartisan group of 60 members of Congress – led by Reps. Scott Peters (D-CA) and Jodey Arrington (R-TX) – issued a letter today supporting...

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