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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,...

Correcting the Record on the Enzi-Whitehouse Budget Reforms

Prior to the COVID-19 public health and economic crisis, the Senate Budget Committee approved the Bipartisan Congressional Budget Reform Act .

PAYGO Tracker: FY 2020

The first rule of getting out of a hole is to stop digging it deeper. With deficits and debt set to reach unprecedented levels soon, lawmakers risk...

Debunking Debt Myths in the COVID Economy

Federal debt held by the public is slated to grow by roughly $4 trillion in fiscal year 2020 and exceed the size of the economy by year’s end. Much...

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...

House Members Promote a Bipartisan Framework for Budget Reforms

A bipartisan group of 60 lawmakers, led by Representatives Scott Peters (D-CA) and Jodey Arrington (R-TX), released a letter to House leadership this...

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