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Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

The next few years will include several predictable fiscal policy deadlines that will force congressional action. Many provisions providing...
Build Back Better Could Mean $2.9 Trillion in More Debt

Comparing the True Costs of Build Back Better and the TCJA

The bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the forthcoming budget reconciliation bill – together making up the core of the "Build Ba
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What's in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act?

UPDATE 8/4: We have updated this summary to include revised costs our estimates of proposed offsets based on a factsheet from the bipartisa

How Long Before Cancelled Student Debt Would Return?

Federal student loan borrowers currently owe $1.6 trillion of student debt to the federal government.
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Bipartisan Senate Highway Bill Needs Offsets

The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee
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What We Hope to See in the President's FY 2022 Budget

The White House is slated to release President Biden’s first full budget proposal this Friday.
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Spending in the American Jobs Plan vs. the 2018 Senate Infrastructure Plan

Last month, President Joe Biden unveiled the second part of his "Build Back Better" agenda – the 

CRFB Launches Suite of Budget Games

Today the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget launched Budgeting for the Future, a suite of inte

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