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CBO Reports $2.1 Trillion Deficit for First Eight Months of FY 2021

For Immediate Release The United States borrowed nearly $2.1 trillion in the first eight months of fiscal year 2021, according to the latest Monthly...

COVID Relief Continues to Bolster Personal Income

New data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) for the month of April shows that disposable personal income (DPI) was 12.0 percent above pre-...

Maya MacGuineas: Biden's Budget Reflects His Priorities, but Leaves Debt Unchecked

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently wrote an...

Time is Running Out to Save Social Security

Social Security, the nation's largest and arguably most important government program, is only a few years from insolvency . Economists Jeffrey Brown...

Breaking Down the Proposals in the President's FY 2022 Budget

Last week, the Biden Administration released its first full budget , laying out its proposals for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 and the subsequent decade...

Partial Student Debt Cancellation is Poor Economic Stimulus

Last year, we estimated that fully canceling student debt would produce eight to 23 cents of economic activity for every dollar of cost and...

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