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Appropriations Watch: FY 2021

Congress began preliminary appropriations work for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 in March and started marking up individual appropriations bills in July...

What's in the $1.1 Trillion HEALS Act?

The Senate recently introduced the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection, and Schools (HEALS) Act designed to further address the public...

Maya MacGuineas Testifies at Senate COVID-19 Fiscal Oversight Hearing

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas testfied on July 28 before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs...

Maya MacGuineas's Senate Testimony on Oversight of COVID-19 Fiscal Relief

On July 28, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas testified before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs...

Committee President Maya MacGuineas Testifies on Oversight of COVID-19 Fiscal Relief

For Immediate Release Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas will testify today, July 28, before the Senate Homeland...

COVID-19 Relief Should Target Economic and Public Health Needs

For Immediate Release With the Senate unveiling plans for a new COVID-19 relief bill, lawmakers in the coming days and weeks will negotiate a new...

Marjorie Margolies: Treat pandemic but don’t forget debt

Marjorie Margolies is president of Women’s Campaign International and a member of the board of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. She...

Major Trust Funds Headed for Insolvency Within 11 Years

A number of important federal programs, such as Social Security and Medicare, are financed through dedicated revenue sources and managed through...

Payroll Tax Holiday Shouldn't Hold Up COVID-19 Relief Discussions

For Immediate Release With the next phase of COVID-19 fiscal relief talks set to begin the week of June 20th, the Trump administration is signaling...