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Congress Should Heed White House Call to Pay for Infrastructure

For Immediate Release Today, the White House unveiled a $2 trillion infrastructure and investment “American Jobs Plan.” Below is a statement from...

Cost of Biden Infrastructure Plan Should Be Paid For

For Immediate Release Tomorrow, President Biden will give a speech outlining his plans to expand physical infrastructure. A second part of the plan...

Committee President Maya MacGuineas Testifies on Taxation of Corporations and the Wealthy

For Immediate Release Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas will testify today, March 25, before the Senate Budget...

Ten Options to Secure the Highway Trust Fund

Congress must pass a new highway bill or extend the current one by October 1 of this year, and the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) itself will likely run...

Washington Must Kick Its Addiction to Debt

The Committee for a Responsible Federal projects that with the passage of the American Rescue Plan, the national debt will reach a new record this...

Understanding the $1 Trillion in Unspent COVID Relief Funding

The Senate-passed American Rescue Plan will deliver nearly $2 trillion of additional COVID relief on top of the $4 trillion already authorized. Yet...

Marc Goldwein: The Prescription: Fiscal Policy for the COVID-19 Economy

Marc Goldwein is senior vice president and senior policy director of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. He recently appeared on The...

How High Are Federal Interest Payments?

This year, the federal government will spend $300 billion on interest payments on the national debt. This is the equivalent of nearly 9 percent of...

Committee Reacts to House Passage of American Rescue Plan

For Immediate Release The House today approved a COVID relief bill to continue combating the pandemic and supporting the economic recovery, which...