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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...

Maya MacGuineas Joins C-SPAN to Discuss Tax Policy and Coronavirus Relief

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas recently appeared on C-SPAN's Washington Journal . She discussed the latest...

Marc Goldwein: A Way Forward on Unemployment Benefits

Marc Goldwein is senior vice president and senior policy director of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. He recently wrote an opinion...

A July Update on the Paycheck Protection Program

The Treasury Department and Small Business Administration (SBA) this week released the names of over 650,000 businesses who received forgivable...

Options for a Responsible Defense Budget

Congress is considering the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) this month. The Senate Armed Services Committee approved a bill...

COVID-19 Doesn’t Justify Massive, Debt-Financed Infrastructure Spending

House Democrats yesterday released a sizeable highway and infrastructure bill , just as President Trump is also reportedly considering his own...

James Jones: Pandemic Isn't an Excuse for Reckless Spending

The signature accomplishment of the Trump administration, the 2017 tax cuts, greatly reduced federal revenue. Lawmakers simultaneously increased...