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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 Back...

Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

The next few years will include several predictable fiscal policy deadlines that will force congressional action. Many provisions providing COVID...

Congress Should Responsibly Lift the Debt Limit

The suspension of the debt ceiling expired on July 31, at which point the ceiling was automatically raised to the current level of debt – around $28...

Fiscal State of the Nation Introduced in the Senate and House

Senators Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Joni Ernst (R-IA), Angus King (I-ME), Mark Kelly (D-AZ), Mike Braun (R-IN), Steve Daines (R-MT), and Jacky Rosen (D...

Appropriations Watch: FY 2021

Updated 7/29/2021: The House passed an emergency supplemental appropriations measure of $1.9 billion, intended to to address security concerns at the...

Appropriations Watch: FY 2022

Congress started marking up individual appropriations bills for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 in June. Discretionary spending levels are no longer subject to...

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