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New CBO Baseline Reaffirms Challenge of Coronavirus Response

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) today released its updated budget projections. Although the new baseline doesn’t...

How Much Would Sending People Checks Cost?

Experts and lawmakers are considering numerous options to help support the economy during the COVID-19 crisis. Last week, we estimated that fiscal...

Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 3/19/2020: Key authorities under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) expired on March 15. While the House passed a version on...

Choices for Financing Medicare for All

Proposals to adopt a single-payer health care system – commonly called Medicare for All – have become increasingly popular. Such proposals, which...

How Much Would Suspending the Payroll Tax Cost?

Policymakers are discussing several economic stimulus ideas in response to the coronavirus outbreak, including reports that yesterday President Trump...

Monthly Deficit Hits New Record

For Immediate Release The United States ran a record-high budget deficit in February 2020. According to the Monthly Treasury Statement released...

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