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2021 Deficit On Course to Hit $2.3 Trillion

In light of the enactment of the year-end spending and COVID relief deal, we estimate the deficit will total $2.3 trillion for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021...

Maya MacGuineas Joins CNN to Discuss Healing Political Divisions

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget President Maya MacGuineas recently appeared on CNN to discuss how President-Elect Joe Biden can work to...

Our Top 20 Charts of 2020

2020 was a busy year for fiscal policy, which gave us ample opportunities to conduct substantive policy analyses using charts and tables. This year...

Would $2,000 Stimulus Checks Go to Six-Figure Households?

The House approved the CASH Act Monday to increase recently enacted stimulus checks from $600 to $2,000 per person. Some of those hesitant about the...

How Much Would $2,000 Checks Cost?

With the enactment of the Response & Relief Act yesterday, policymakers in both parties have called for expanding recovery rebates from $600 per...

Appropriations Watch: FY 2021

Updated 12/28/2020: The House passed a combined omnibus appropriations bill and COVID-19 relief package on Monday, Dec. 21 by votes of 327 to 85 and...

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