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Options to Pay For the American Jobs Plan

President Biden's American Jobs Plan would cost about $2.65 trillion over the next decade. By our estimates – and before considering pay-fors – this...

Congress Must Get Back to Budgeting

For Immediate Release Despite the growth in the national debt and trillions of dollars in borrowing in the last five years, Congress is increasingly...

Alexander Holt's Senate Testimony on Student Debt's Burden on Borrowers and the Economy

On April 13, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget policy analyst Alexander Holt testified at the Senate Banking Subcommittee on Economic Policy...

Maya MacGuineas on PBS Firing Line Discussing the National Debt

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget President Maya MacGuineas recently appeared on PBS Firing Line. She joined host Margaret Hoover and former...

Committee Reacts to Biden Administration’s Discretionary Budget

For Immediate Release The Biden administration today released a budget proposal for discretionary spending levels for fiscal year 2022 , which...

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 American Jobs Plan – focused on upgrading and...

Maya MacGuineas: How to think about infrastructure funding

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently wrote an...

Congress Should Heed White House Call to Pay for Infrastructure

For Immediate Release Today, the White House unveiled a $2 trillion infrastructure and investment “American Jobs Plan.” Below is a statement from...

Cost of Biden Infrastructure Plan Should Be Paid For

For Immediate Release Tomorrow, President Biden will give a speech outlining his plans to expand physical infrastructure. A second part of the plan...