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A Closer Look at the Record $3.1 Trillion Deficit in FY 2020

The Treasury Department released its final Monthly Treasury Statement for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020, showing a record $3.1 trillion deficit for the year...

CBO Shows "Interest" in Greater Transparency

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) took another step last week towards greater transparency when it published an interactive workbook that allows...

Maya MacGuineas: Trump and Biden must answer critical budget questions

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently wrote an...

Factchecking Tax Claims in the 2020 Election

In recent days, President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden have made several competing claims about the other's tax agenda. We summarize and...

Problem Solvers Release Budget Principles

Earlier this week, the Congressional Problem Solvers Caucus , a bipartisan group of pragmatic representatives led by Reps. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) and...

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Commends Problem Solvers Caucus Budget Principles

The bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus has approved a set of principles for addressing the national debt once we have moved past the immediate health...

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