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State & Local Aid is On Its Way, But Is It Needed?

Last week, the Department of Treasury issued guidelines for the allocations of $350 billion of direct state and local aid funds in the American...

Spending in the American Jobs Plan vs. the 2018 Senate Infrastructure Plan

Last month, President Joe Biden unveiled the second part of his "Build Back Better" agenda – the American Jobs Plan – focused on upgrading and...

Congress Should Spend Responsibly and Invest Wisely

Between the American Jobs Plan and the American Families Plan , President Biden has proposed roughly $4.45 trillion of new spending and tax breaks...

COVID Relief Lifted Personal Income to Record Levels

Of the $5.9 trillion ($5.2 trillion net) of enacted COVID relief, we estimate $3.6 trillion was committed or disbursed over the one-year period...

What's in President Biden's American Families Plan?

This evening, President Joe Biden will unveil the third part of his ambitious “Build Back Better” agenda, the American Families Plan . According to...

Biden Tax Gap Proposal Deserves Bipartisan Consideration

For Immediate Release The Biden administration will soon introduce a proposal to reduce the tax gap, the difference between taxes paid and taxes owed...

COVID Bills Had $650 Billion in Extraneous Policies

Congress has authorized around $6 trillion of fiscal support in response to the COVID pandemic, with a projected net cost of well over $5 trillion ...

Bipartisan TRUST Act Would Jumpstart Discussions on Protecting Trust Fund Programs

For Immediate Release Today a bipartisan group of lawmakers – led by Sens. Mitt Romney (R-Utah), Joe Manchin (D-WV), and Angus King (I-ME), and Reps...

What Would the American Jobs Plan Mean for the Debt?

Recently, President Joe Biden unveiled his American Jobs Plan focused on upgrading and repairing America’s physical infrastructure, investing in...