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Webinar & Chartbook: Where Does the Next Phase of COVID Relief Stand?

The novel coronavirus (COVID) pandemic and resulting economic crisis has been met with an unprecedented policy response.
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Did GDP Fall by One-Third?

In their reporting on the Bureau of Economic Analysis's (BEA) second quarter Gross Domestic Product (GDP) 
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Dave McCurdy: Horn leading the way on fixing nation's budget

Dave McCurdy is a former Democratic member of Congress representing Oklahoma’s 4th District and member of the Committee for a Responsible

What's in the $1.1 Trillion HEALS Act?

The Senate recently introduced the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection, and Schools (HEALS) Act designed to further address the publi

Income Has Risen Through the COVID Recession But That May Soon Change

Despite the sharpest economic contraction is modern history, personal income has actually grown since the COVID-19 crisis started through

How Big Should the Next COVID Package Be?

With over $2 trillion of fiscal support now out the door, Congress is considering additional legislation to help stabilize the economy, support the...

Marc Goldwein: A Way Forward on Unemployment Benefits

Marc Goldwein is senior vice president and senior policy director of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.

CBO Releases New Economic Projections

Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released updated economic projections, i

How Does COVID Relief Compare to Great Recession Stimulus?

Congress has enacted five pieces of legislation and committed $3.6 trillion of fiscal support so far to address public health and economic...

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