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Dec 21, 2017 | Other Spending| Taxes

Proposed Legislation Compounds Debt and Deficit Issues of the Tax Bill

For Immediate Release The House of Representatives is scheduled to consider legislation to fund the government through January 19th and temporarily...
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Dec 20, 2017 | Taxes

Tax Bill Is a Missed Opportunity That Makes Fixing Our Fiscal Challenges Much More Difficult

For Immediate Release Congress voted on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Tuesday and early Wednesday. The following is a statement from Maya MacGuineas,...
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Dec 13, 2017 | Taxes

Policymakers Can Still Change Course and Pass a Responsible Tax Plan

For Immediate Release The conference committee on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has reportedly reached an agreement on principle today as the committee...
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Dec 11, 2017 | Taxes

Treasury Department Report Assumes Instead of Analyzing

For Immediate Release Today, the Treasury Department’s Office of Tax Policy issued a finding that claims the Senate Finance Committee's tax reform...
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Dec 7, 2017 | Budgets & Projections

December Should Not Become Blow Up the Debt Month

For Immediate Release As we enter December, lawmakers are looking to address a number of year-end priorities. Unfortunately, the legislative agenda...
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Dec 1, 2017 | Taxes

CRFB Reaction to Senate Tax Bill

For Immediate Release The Senate unveiled a revised tax reform bill Friday. The following is a statement from Maya MacGuineas, president of the...
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Nov 30, 2017 | Taxes

JCT Score Shows Tax Bill Would Cost $1 Trillion After Economic Growth

For Immediate Release The Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) released its dynamic score of the Senate Finance Committee-passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act...
Nov 21, 2017 | Taxes

The Senate Should Not Vote on Tax Reform Without a Dynamic Score

In the coming weeks, the Senate is expected to vote on its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) has...
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Nov 20, 2017 | Other Spending

Disaster Relief Deserves Offsets

For Immediate Release Last week, the Trump Administration requested $44 billion of disaster relief funding, on top of roughly $50 billion of...
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Nov 20, 2017 | Budgets & Projections

Congress Should Offset Cost of Any Sequester Agreement

For Immediate Release   Press reports suggest Congress and the administration are nearing a sequester relief agreement to increase defense and...

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