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CBO Reports Record $863 Billion Deficit in June

For Immediate Release The United States budget deficit for the month of June was a record $863 billion, according to the Congressional Budget Office...

Appropriations 101

What are appropriations? How does Congress determine the total level of appropriations? How does Congress allocate appropriations? How are...

Appropriations Watch: FY 2021

Congress began preliminary appropriations work for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 in March and started marking up individual appropriations bills in July...

Policymakers Must Work to Reduce Drug Prices

Efforts to advance a drug pricing bill similar to one the Senate Finance Committee passed last summer by a vote of 19-9 appear to have stalled ....

Dunking on the Debt

Concern about the national debt came from an unexpected corner when Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie announced that he would bring the issue to...

CBO Releases New Economic Projections

Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released updated economic projections , incorporating the economic damage from the COVID-19 pandemic...

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