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IMF Report Underscores Need for Long-Term Deficit Reduction in U.S.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) made news earlier this week when it issued a report saying that most advanced economies will not need future...

Treasury Shows Record Borrowing

The Department of Treasury released its final Monthly Treasury Statement for fiscal year 2020, showing deficits totaled a record $3.1 trillion and...
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Mike Murphy and Steve Richardson: Our bitter polarization won’t end with the election

Mike Murphy is t he director of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget's FixUS initiative. He recently wrote an opinion piece with FixUS...

Update: COVID-Related State & Local Aid Will Total $280 Billion

Our update to COVID Money Tracker this week incorporated new Medicaid estimates from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). These new Medicaid...

Congressional Caucus Rules Can Promote Better Budgeting

The rules establishing each party’s self-governance within Congress can affect federal budget practices. Changing them could improve the climate for...

The National Debt is Now Larger than the Economy

The Congressional Budget Office published its September monthly budget review today, which estimates deficits totaled a record $3.1 trillion in...

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