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Student Debt Cancellation Resources Page

Overview Student debt cancellation has gained attention in recent years as a policy proposal to address rising student debt levels in the United...

Our Top 21 Fiscal Charts of 2021

2021 was a busy year for fiscal policy, which gave us ample opportunities to conduct substantive policy analyses using charts and tables. This year...

Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

The next few years will include several predictable fiscal policy deadlines that will force congressional action. Many provisions providing COVID...

Build Your Own Child Tax Credit

As the year comes to a close, lawmakers continue to discuss if and how to extend the American Rescue Plan's one-year Child Tax Credit (CTC) expansion...

CBO Scores the Build Back Better Act

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has released cost estimates for every title of the House-passed Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376) . Without...

Statement on $2.5 Trillion Debt Ceiling Increase

Today, President Biden signed into law a $2.5 trillion increase in the ceiling on federal debt. This increase will raise the total debt ceiling to...

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The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget is a nonpartisan, non-profit organization committed to educating the public on issues with significant fiscal policy impact.

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