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What's in President Biden's American Families Plan?

This evening, President Joe Biden will unveil the third part of his ambitious “Build Back Better” agenda, the American Families Plan. According to...
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Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

The next few years will include several predictable fiscal policy deadlines that will force congressional action. Many provisions providing...
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COVID Bills Had $650 Billion in Extraneous Policies

Congress has authorized around $6 trillion of fiscal support in response to the COVID pandemic, with a projected net cost of well over
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What's in President Biden's American Jobs Plan?

On Wednesday, President Joe Biden unveiled the second part of his "Build Back Better" agenda – the

Understanding the $1 Trillion in Unspent COVID Relief Funding

The Senate-passed American Rescue Plan will deliver nearly $2 trillion of additional COVID relief on top of the $4 trillion already authorized.

Marc Goldwein: The Prescription: Fiscal Policy for the COVID-19 Economy

Marc Goldwein is senior vice president and senior policy director of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.

How High Are Federal Interest Payments?

This year, the federal government will spend $300 billion on interest payments on the national debt.

Four Key Elements of the American Rescue Plan

In light of the ongoing pandemic and economic crisis, there has been strong int

Five Ways to Improve the House COVID Relief Package

The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan currently under consideration in the House includes a number of important policies to help end the pandemic,...

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