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Fiscal State of the Nation Introduced in the Senate and House

Senators Sinema (D-AZ), Ernst (R-IA), King (I-ME), Kelly (D-AZ), Braun (R-IN), Daines (R-MT), and Rosen (D-NV) introduced the Fiscal State of the...

Appropriations Watch: FY 2021

Updated 7/29/2021: The House passed an emergency supplemental appropriations measure of $1.9 billion, intended to to address security concerns at the...

Appropriations Watch: FY 2022

Congress started marking up individual appropriations bills for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 in June. Discretionary spending levels are no longer subject to...

Policymakers Shouldn't Attach More Borrowing to a Debt Ceiling Increase

The debt ceiling , or the statutory limit on the total amount of debt the federal government can accrue, is set to come back on August 1 after being...

Bipartisan Infrastructure Act a Good Start, But Needs More Pay-Fors

Today, negotiators announced a final legislative package on their $550 billion Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal and presented details of that agreement...

Trust Fund Solutions Would Be Pro-Growth

In our recent paper “ The Case for Trust Fund Solutions ,” we showed that making the Social Security, Medicare, and highway trust funds solvent would...

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