Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

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Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

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

What’s New in COVID Money Tracker?

This week we updated COVID Money Tracker with all of the major provisions from the $915 billion1

How Much COVID Relief Money Is Left?

Our newly updated COVID Money Tracker tool estimates that Congress has allocated $4 trill

Debt Cancellation and SALT Cap Repeal Would Benefit Higher Earners

In her recent Washington Post column, Catherine Rampell argues progressives should “be more progressive in an old-fashioned sense: by helping...

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

Breaking Down $3.4 Trillion in COVID Relief

With the passage of the Response & Relief Act, Congress has now allocated nearly $4 trillion of COVID relief at a net cost of over $3.4...
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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...

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...

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 accom

The Response & Relief Act Would Boost Income To Record Levels

Unlike in past recessions, personal income has grown during the current crisis as a result of the aggressive

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