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Lawmakers Should Offset Upcoming Disaster Relief

One of many things lawmakers are poised to take up early in the year is additional disaster relief in response to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria...

Q&A: Everything You Should Know About Government Shutdowns

As we’ve learned to expect, Congress seems to be waiting until the last minute to address several important fiscal priorities. One of the most...

National Economists Club Speech: The Return of Trillion-Dollar Deficits

As lawmakers return for the new year after the enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), they also face a new budget outlook with higher debt,...

Resources for Tax Reform

Efforts to reform the tax code are underway, and the legislative process is in full swing. CRFB has been tracking and compiling the scores of each...

Q&A: Everything You Should Know About the Debt Ceiling

One issue that must be addressed soon is the federal debt ceiling, which was reinstated on December 9, 2017 at almost $20.5 trillion....

We Need to Break Our Addiction to Debt

For Immediate Release Congress is currently debating a deal to increase spending caps and fund the government through the remainder of the current...

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