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Increasing Infrastructure Investment Must Be Paid For

In a recent interview with The New York Times,
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Three Trust Funds Face Insolvency in the Next Eight Years

We have made clear that President Trump faces a challenging fiscal
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CBO: Federal Investment is Good for Long-Term Growth - If It's Paid For

Public investment has the potential to significantly increase economic growth, but only if its paid for – that's the key finding of a rec
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Making Trust Funds Solvent Would Just About Stabilize Debt

The Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) long-term outlook sh
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What's New in the President's FY 2017 Budget

The final budget of the Obama Presidency continues a mix of long-standing policies (including a few that have been in all eight budgets) and policies...
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Hillary Clinton Releases Infrastructure Plan

This blog is part of a series of "Policy Explainers" for the 2016 presidential election, where we explain some of the candidates' policy proposals...
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Highway Conference Agreement is Both Gimmicky and Costly

Congressional negotiators this week released a conference agreement on highway spending authorization that will largely settle the issue of highway...

Five-Year Highway Bill Could Be a Costly Mistake

As the House and Senate are conferencing their highway bills, a debate has broken out over how to spend the $78 billion of offsets. Setting aside the...
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The Federal Reserve Budget Gimmick In The House Transportation Bill

The transportation bill that the House passed last week contains a budget gimmick worth almost $60 billion (Wall Street Journal Paywall). The...

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