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CBO Reports $225 Billion Deficit for April

For Immediate Release The Federal government ran a budget deficit of $225 billion in April, according to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO),...

Kinzinger and Phillips Call for a Bipartisan Commission to Address the Deficit

Representatives Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) and Dean Phillips (D-MN) recently introduced a joint resolution to establish a National Committee on Fiscal...

COVID Relief Lifted Personal Income to Record Levels

Of the $5.9 trillion ($5.2 trillion net) of enacted COVID relief, we estimate $3.6 trillion was committed or disbursed over the one-year period...
Apr 28, 2021 | Blog Paper Press Release Event

Biden’s American Families Plan Must Be Paid For

For Immediate Release The White House today released details of President Biden’s “American Families Plan.” The plan proposes roughly $1.8 trillion...

Biden Tax Gap Proposal Deserves Bipartisan Consideration

For Immediate Release The Biden administration will soon introduce a proposal to reduce the tax gap, the difference between taxes paid and taxes owed...
Apr 22, 2021 | Blog Paper Press Release Event

Reflections on the Ed Lorenzen Fiscal Internship

By Dominic Gatti It has been an honor to be the inaugural Ed Lorenzen Fiscal Intern, the position named in memory of a close friend and colleague of...

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