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Tax Extenders Package Could Add Half a Trillion Dollars to the Debt

The House Ways and Means Committee is scheduled to mark up legislation to revive special interest tax breaks known as “tax extenders” this week...

Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

Updated 6/11/2019: The next two years will include several predictable fiscal policy deadlines that will force congressional action. Many of...

House Should Pass Budget Plan Before Spending More

For Immediate Release The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote this week on “minibus” appropriations legislation combining five...

Appropriations 101

What are appropriations? How does Congress determine the total level of appropriations? How does Congress allocate appropriations? How are...

CBO: Debt Remains Unsustainable With r < g

The national debt is rising at an unsustainable pace. A factor that helps is interest rates currently being lower than the economic growth rate...

Disability Policy for the 21st Century

Strong labor markets and recent improvements to the finances of the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program offer a rare opportunity to...

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