Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

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COVID Money Tracker Launches to Enhance Transparency

Congress has already approved more than $2 trillion in fiscal measures to deal with the unprecedented economic and public health crisis caused by the...

Eugene Steuerle: Who Should Pay For The Economic Relief From The COVID-19 Crisis?

As Republicans and Democrats joined hands to provide the most recent of what might be several stages of relief from our national pandemic crisis,...

Budget Projections: Debt Will Exceed the Size of the Economy This Year

The United States entered the current public health and economic crisis facing high levels of debt and trillion-dollar deficits.
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Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 4/9/2020: On March 27, the President signed into law 

Bernie Sanders's Coronavirus Relief Package

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) released his Priorities for the Next Coronavirus Relief Package, a plan to build on...

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Will Cost $192 Billion

Last week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) scored the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), the second of three packages...

A Visualization of the CARES Act

The President yesterday signed into law the CARES Act, a $2.3 trill

What's in the $2 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Package?

Updated on 4/21/2020 and 4/29/2020 to reflect the Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) esti

These Provisions Have No Place in an Emergency Bill

Negotiators continue to work on a third response bill to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with legislation proposed today by&nbs

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