Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Economy

Marc Goldwein: The Prescription: Fiscal Policy for the COVID-19 Economy

Marc Goldwein is senior vice president and senior policy director of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.

Five Ways to Improve the House COVID Relief Package

The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan currently under consideration in the House includes a number of important policies to help end the pandemic,...
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What's in the $1.9 Trillion House COVID Relief Bill?

The House of Representatives is currently in the process of considering the next COVID relief bill. Nine of the 12 House committees have appro

State and Local Governments Do Not Need Half a Trillion in COVID Relief

The American Rescue Plan currently making its way through Congress contains over $500 billion of aid to state and local governments. 

Voices Skeptical of the Size of $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Plan

Congress is currently marking up a $1.9 trillion COVID relief package using budget reconciliation.

CBO Releases New 10-Year Economic Projections

Yesterday, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a new set of ten-year economic projection

America Faces a $380 Billion Output Gap

Today's economic projections from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) show the

What Do Today's GDP Numbers Tell Us About the Output Gap?

The Bureau of Economic Analysis today released its advanced estimates for

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...
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What's in the December Jobs Report

The Bureau of Labor Statistics this morning released its monthly jobs report which sh

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