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Representatives Rice, Barr Introduce Fiscal State of the Nation Resolution

Last week, Representatives Kathleen Rice (D-NY) and Andy Barr (R-KY) introduced a bipartisan bill to make it harder for Congress to ignore the...

Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 10/2/2019: Congress did not complete action on appropriations before the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30, although lawmakers enacted...

What Would Social Security 2100 Mean for the Debt?

Saving Social Security from its looming trust fund insolvency would significantly improve the overall fiscal picture. Under the Congressional Budget...

Kamala Harris's LIFT the Middle Class Act

This is the second policy explainer in our US Budget Watch 2020 series covering the 2020 presidential election. In the coming weeks and months, we...

Will Thanksgiving Appropriations Be Stuffed with Debt?

Having just enacted a continuing resolution last week to extend current government funding through November 21, policymakers must now work toward the...

Eugene Steuerle: Multi-Trillion Dollar Fiscal and Monetary Gambles

Dr. Eugene (Gene) Steuerle is an Institute fellow and the Richard B. Fisher chair at the Urban Institute and a member of the Committee for a...

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