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Maya MacGuineas on Fox Business Discussing the Growing National Debt

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget President Maya MacGuineas joined “Mornings with Maria" on Fox Business to discuss the status of COVID re

Over Half of States Ending Federal Unemployment Benefits Early

Twenty-six states have announced that they are ending the expanded federal unemployment benefits in the American Rescue Plan prior to their te

COVID Relief Continues to Bolster Personal Income

New data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) fo

State & Local Aid is On Its Way, But Is It Needed?

Last week, the Department of Treasury issued guidelines

COVID Relief Lifted Personal Income to Record Levels

Of the $5.9 trillion ($5.2 trillion net) of enacted COVID relief, we estimate $3.6 trilli
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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

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.
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Bill Hoagland: Reconciliation, corrupted by Congress: May it R.I.P.

G. William Hoagland is senior vice president at the Bipartisan Policy Center and a member of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.

Four Key Elements of the American Rescue Plan

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

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