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Blog | April 2020

Welcome to our blog – The Bottom Line, where you’ll find up-to-date commentary and analysis on the most important news in the fiscal world. Below is a list of our blog posts.
Apr 9, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources Page

Information about the Coronavirus, the subsequent economic crisis, and response legislation is available from many different sites. We've...
Apr 7, 2020 | Economics

Bernie Sanders's Coronavirus Relief Package

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) released his Priorities for the Next Coronavirus Relief Package, a plan to build on...
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Apr 7, 2020 | Budgets & Projections

CBO's Estimate of Proposals in the President's FY 2021 Budget

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has released its estimate of the President's Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 budget using its own...

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Will Cost $192 Billion

Last week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) scored the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), the second of three packages...
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Apr 2, 2020 | Economics

CBO Updates Economic Baseline in Wake of COVID-19

In anticipation of a score of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the second coronavirus response bill), the Congressional Budget Office (...

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