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Treasury Reports $399 Billion Deficit in May as COVID-19 Relief Continues

The United States budget deficit for the month of May totaled $399 billion, bringing the deficit thus far for fiscal year 2020 to $1.88 trillion,...

Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act Signed Into Law

Last week, the President signed into law H.R. 7010 , the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act , which the House and Senate passed on May 28...

Webinar & Chartbook: What's the Status of COVID Relief Money?

On March 27, 2020, the President signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act into law, the most sweeping economic recovery...

Committee President Maya MacGuineas Testifies on Need for Improved Oversight, Accountability of COVID-19 Relief Funds

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas will testify today, June 3 , before a newly established committee of federal...

Maya MacGuineas Testifies at COVID-19 Fiscal Oversight Hearing

To ensure oversight of the trillions of dollars in economic relief authorized to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic downturn, the...

Maya MacGuineas's Testimony on Pandemic Response Oversight

On June 3, 2020, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas testified before the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee...

CBO Releases Options to Shore Up Highway Trust Fund

CBO recently published a report focused on options to address the impending insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF).

An Update on the Paycheck Protection Program

The Paycheck Protection Program is one of the larger and most well-known initiatives that has been created to support small businesses during the...

Charlie Stenholm: We will have to face rising national debt

Charlie Stenholm is a senior policy advisor at Olsson Frank Weeda, P.C., and a member of the Committee for a Resonsible Federal Budget. He recently...