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The Tax Bill Conference Committee Can Make The Final Bill Responsible

Both the House and Senate versions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) as currently written would cost nearly $1.5 trillion on a conventional basis...

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Policymakers Should Reform Student Loan Programs

Lawmakers will need offsets to keep year-end legislation from substantially worsening the debt, and one area we've suggested in our Mini-Bargain and...

Sequester Relief Should Be Offset

Lawmakers are reportedly considering a year-end deal to repeal the sequester and increase discretionary spending potentially as much as $230 billion...

Appropriations Watch: FY 2018

Last updated 12/8/2017. The House (by a 235-193 vote) and Senate (by an 81-14 vote) passed a continuing resolution this week which funds...

December Should Not Become Blow Up the Debt Month

For Immediate Release As we enter December, lawmakers are looking to address a number of year-end priorities. Unfortunately, the legislative agenda...

Comparing the Two Versions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Headed to Conference

The House and Senate have each passed their own version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and lawmakers from each chamber will have to iron out the...

CRFB Reaction to Senate Tax Bill

For Immediate Release The Senate unveiled a revised tax reform bill Friday. The following is a statement from Maya MacGuineas, president of the...

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