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Biden to Unveil $1.9 Trillion COVID Response Plan

Tonight, President-elect Joe Biden is expected to propose a $1.9 trillion COVID response package, which he plans on working with Congress to pass...

Maya MacGuineas Joins CNN Business to Discuss COVID Relief and Deficits

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget President Maya MacGuineas recently appeared on CNN business to discuss why some level of deficit spending...

Four-Fifths of Stimulus Checks Have Been Sent

In the first three days of distributing the second round of stimulus checks approved by Congress in the Response and Relief Act , the Treasury...

Breaking Down $3.4 Trillion in COVID Relief

With the passage of the Response & Relief Act , Congress has now allocated nearly $4.5 trillion of COVID relief at a net cost of over $3.4...

Maya MacGuineas Joins CNN to Discuss Healing Political Divisions

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget President Maya MacGuineas recently appeared on CNN to discuss how President-Elect Joe Biden can work to...

Would $2,000 Stimulus Checks Go to Six-Figure Households?

The House approved the CASH Act Monday to increase recently enacted stimulus checks from $600 to $2,000 per person. Some of those hesitant about the...

How Much Would $2,000 Checks Cost?

With the enactment of the Response & Relief Act yesterday, policymakers in both parties have called for expanding recovery rebates from $600 per...

Appropriations Watch: FY 2021

Updated 12/28/2020: The House passed a combined omnibus appropriations bill and COVID-19 relief package on Monday, Dec. 21 by votes of 327 to 85 and...

The Response & Relief Act Would Support the Economic Recovery

President Trump is yet to sign the year-end bill that contains the Coronavirus Response & Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act and accompanying...