Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Economic Recovery Measures

Comparing the Heroes and HEALS Acts

As lawmakers formulate the next round of fiscal relief to fight the COVID-19 public health and economic crisis, two pieces of legislation have emer
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How Much Have States Spent from the Coronavirus Relief Fund?

The Coronavirus Aid, Recovery, and Economic Security (CARES) A
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Webinar & Chartbook: Where Does the Next Phase of COVID Relief Stand?

The novel coronavirus (COVID) pandemic and resulting economic crisis has been met with an unprecedented policy response.

What's in the $1.1 Trillion HEALS Act?

The Senate recently introduced the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection, and Schools (HEALS) Act designed to further address the publi

How Big Should the Next COVID Package Be?

With over $2 trillion of fiscal support now out the door, Congress is considering additional legislation to help stabilize the economy, support the...

Marc Goldwein: A Way Forward on Unemployment Benefits

Marc Goldwein is senior vice president and senior policy director of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.

Maya MacGuineas's Testimony on Pandemic Response Oversight

On June 3, 2020, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas testified before the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee...

What's in the $3 Trillion HEROES Act?

Updated on 6/3/2020 to reflect CBO's estimate of the HEROES Act.

Maya MacGuineas Joins Fox Business to Discuss Federal Debt Projections

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget President Maya MacGuineas recently appeared on Mornings with Maria on Fox Business.

Chartbook: The COVID-19 Crisis and Federal Response

The economic crisis sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic has been sharper and more dramatic than any we have experienced in our nation’s history.

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