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Comparing Fiscal Multipliers

The United States is currently facing one of its worst economic and public health crises as a result of COVID-19. Though substantial COVID relief has...

Maya MacGuineas: The debt is huge because Trump kept his promises

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...

Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

The next two years will include several predictable fiscal policy deadlines that will force congressional action. Many of these deadlines could bring...

Appropriations Watch: FY 2021

Updated 9/30/2020: The Senate cleared a continuing resolution through Dec. 11, 2020 , on Wednesday, Sept. 30, that the House passed on Tuesday, Sept...

Presidential Candidates Ought to Share Their Plans for the Debt

For Immediate Release The first of three presidential debates will take place tonight, with much of the focus on near-term issues such as the COVID...

Webinar: What's the Long-Term Outlook

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released two new outlooks in September that highlight our nation's unsustainable budget trajectory over the...

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The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget is a nonpartisan, non-profit organization committed to educating the public on issues with significant fiscal policy impact.

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