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Pell Program Faces Funding Cliff in 2026

The Congressional Budget Office projects the Pell program will deplete its reserve fund by 2026 and face cumulative deficits of $18 billion by 2031...

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. A number of...

Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

The next few years will include several predictable fiscal policy deadlines that will force congressional action. Many provisions providing COVID...

COVID Relief Bill Losing Focus as Details Emerge

For Immediate Release As House lawmakers move forward on a $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, details of the legislation indicate a trend of funds...

CBO Releases New Long-Term Budget Projections

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a new set of long-term budget projections today, showing that the long-term fiscal outlook remains...

CBO’s Long-Term Debt Outlook Reaffirms Unsustainable Debt Trajectory

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its Long-Term Budget Outlook today, which shows an unsustainable debt trajectory...

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