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Dunking on the Debt

Concern about the national debt came from an unexpected corner when Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie announced that he would bring the issue to...

CBO Releases New Economic Projections

Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released updated economic projections , incorporating the economic damage from the COVID-19 pandemic...

Webinar & Chartbook: Projecting COVID's Fiscal Impact

The United States is currently experiencing one of its sharpest economic crises in modern history as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic and...

Updated Budget Projections Show Fiscal Toll of COVID-19 Pandemic

The United States is currently experiencing one of its sharpest economic crises in modern history as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic and...

Representative Rouda Introduces Fiscal Responsibility & Long-Term Economic Security Act

While short-term borrowing and large deficits are necessary to fight the COVID-19 public health and economic crisis, policymakers will need to...

Senate Considering Debt-Increasing Parks Legislation

This week, the Senate will consider the Great American Outdoors Act . The bill seeks to address the backlog of maintenance on public lands in a way...

Debunking Debt Myths in the COVID Economy

Federal debt held by the public is slated to grow by roughly $4 trillion in fiscal year 2020 and exceed the size of the economy by year’s end. Much...

Maya MacGuineas Joins Fox Business to Discuss Federal Debt Projections

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget President Maya MacGuineas recently appeared on Mornings with Maria on Fox Business. She joined host Maria...

Treasury Will Borrow $3 Trillion in Just Three Months

The Department of the Treasury yesterday estimated that the second quarter of 2020 will see a record-breaking $3 trillion in borrowing, as the...