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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...

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...

What's in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act?

UPDATE 8/5: We have published a new summary of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act based on a recently published score from the...

True Cost of Budget Plan Could Exceed $5 Trillion

The Senate may soon move forward on reconciliation instructions to allow for the enactment of $3.5 trillion in new spending and tax breaks (on top of...

How Long Before Cancelled Student Debt Would Return?

Federal student loan borrowers currently owe $1.6 trillion of student debt to the federal government. Cancelling some or all debt for current...

Over Half of States Ending Federal Unemployment Benefits Early

Twenty-six states have announced that they are ending the expanded federal unemployment benefits in the American Rescue Plan prior to their technical...

There Are Plenty of Offsets for Infrastructure Package

A bipartisan group of senators has apparently reached agreement on a plan with $579 billion of new infrastructure spending . Meanwhile, President Joe...

What's In the Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan?

UPDATE 8/5: We have published a new summary of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act based on a recently published score from the...

Committee is Encouraged by Discussions of Offsets

For Immediate Release A bipartisan group of senators appears to be close to reaching an infrastructure spending deal that would be fully paid for...