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FY 2021 Deficit Already Passed $1 Trillion Threshold

For Immediate Release The United States’ budget deficit for the first five months of fiscal year 2021 has eclipsed $1 trillion, according to the...

Committee Response to Senate-Passed American Rescue Plan

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

American Rescue Plan Could Set Stage for $4 Trillion of Debt

The American Rescue Plan Act is estimated to cost over $1.9 trillion through 2031, but the ultimate price tag could be twice as high if some of the...

CBO Outlook Highlights Massive Debt Challenges

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a full report on its Long-Term Budget Outlook today, which shows an...

New Report Shows Troubling Outcomes for Short-Term-Education Programs

Yesterday, New America published a new report by Monique O. Ositelu measuring employment outcomes of students who obtained short-term-education...

House-Approved COVID Relief Bill Could Use Improvements in Senate

For Immediate Release The House today approved a $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill to continue combating the pandemic and supporting the economic...

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