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Appropriations Watch: FY 2021

Congress began preliminary appropriations work for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 in March and started marking up individual appropriations bills in July...

Maya MacGuineas Joins C-SPAN to Discuss Tax Policy and Coronavirus Relief

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas recently appeared on C-SPAN's Washington Journal . She discussed the latest...

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. He recently wrote an opinion...

A July Update on the Paycheck Protection Program

The Treasury Department and Small Business Administration (SBA) this week released the names of over 650,000 businesses who received forgivable...

Options for a Responsible Defense Budget

Congress is considering the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) this month. The Senate Armed Services Committee approved a bill...

COVID-19 Doesn’t Justify Massive, Debt-Financed Infrastructure Spending

House Democrats yesterday released a sizeable highway and infrastructure bill , just as President Trump is also reportedly considering his own...

James Jones: Pandemic Isn't an Excuse for Reckless Spending

The signature accomplishment of the Trump administration, the 2017 tax cuts, greatly reduced federal revenue. Lawmakers simultaneously increased...

Maya MacGuineas Joins Fox News to Discuss COVID-19 Fiscal Relief

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas recently appeared on Fox News' Special Report with Bret Baier . She discussed...

Over Half the COVID Fiscal Support is Now Out the Door

In response to the current pandemic and economic crisis, Congress and the President have enacted $4 trillion in spending, benefit payments, grants,...