Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

COVID Pandemic

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Apr 10, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Phase IV COVID Relief Shouldn’t Be Tax Cuts 2.0

In response to the unprecedented economic crisis caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, lawmakers have enacted three pieces of legislation...
Apr 9, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources Page

Information about the Coronavirus, the subsequent economic crisis, and response legislation is available from many different sites.

Bernie Sanders's Coronavirus Relief Package

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) released his Priorities for the Next Coronavirus Relief Package, a plan to build on...

Everything You Wanted to Know About the Coronavirus Relief Package (But Were Too Afraid to Ask)

On April 6, 2020, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget answered questions about the recent federal response to COVID-19, including the Co

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Will Cost $192 Billion

Last week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) scored the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), the second of three packages...
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CBO Updates Economic Baseline in Wake of COVID-19

In anticipation of a score of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the second coronavirus response bill), the Congressional Budget Office (...
Mar 31, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Weakening the SALT Cap Would Be a Wasteful Giveaway During a Crisis

With the economy reeling due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, some Members of Congress are reportedly considering retroactively raising the $...
Mar 31, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Loosening the SALT Cap is Poorly Targeted

The third COVID-19 relief bill was signed on Friday, and lawmakers are now starting to propose ideas for the next round of stimulus....

A Visualization of the CARES Act

The President yesterday signed into law the CARES Act, a $2.3 tril

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