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UPDATE: Build Back Better Visualized

UPDATE 12/10: Since this analysis was published, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has issued a correction to their initial estimate of H.R. 5376...

Build Back Better Act Score Highlights Need for Improvements

For Immediate Release Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) published its full score and estimate of the House Build Back Better Act ( see our...

Build Back Better Cost Would Double with Extensions

Note (11/30/2021): We have since published an updated analysis of the House-passed bill based on estimates from the Congressional Budget Office. Read...

What's in the House's Build Back Better Act?

We have published an full estimate of the House's Build Back Better Act based on CBO's scores of the bill here . The House is poised to vote this...

House Build Back Better Bills Are Built on Shaky Foundation

For Immediate Release The House is slated to vote today on two parts of the President’s Build Back Better agenda – the bipartisan infrastructure bill...

An Update on Build Back Better Offsets

We have published an full estimate of the House's Build Back Better Act based on CBO's scores of the bill here . Last week, the White House estimated...

State and Local Governments Flush with Cash

The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) recently released data on state and local government spending and receipts in the third quarter of 2021...

Build Back Better Visualized

Last week, the White House released a $1.75 trillion framework for the reconciliation bill currently working its way through Congress. When combined...

Maya MacGuineas: Reconciliation can work if Congress sets priorities and cuts the games

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently wrote an...