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Committee Response to Senate-Passed American Rescue Plan

For Immediate Release The Senate today approved a COVID relief bill to continue combating the pandemic and supporting the economic recovery. The...

CBO Outlook Highlights Massive Debt Challenges

For Immediate Release The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a full report on its Long-Term Budget Outlook today, which shows an...

New Report Shows Troubling Outcomes for Short-Term-Education Programs

Yesterday, New America published a new report by Monique O. Ositelu measuring employment outcomes of students who obtained short-term-education...

House-Approved COVID Relief Bill Could Use Improvements in Senate

For Immediate Release The House today approved a $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill to continue combating the pandemic and supporting the economic...

Four Key Elements of the American Rescue Plan

In light of the ongoing pandemic and economic crisis, there has been strong interest in pursuing further spending to expand vaccinations, contain the...

Five Ways to Improve the House COVID Relief Package

The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan currently under consideration in the House includes a number of important policies to help end the pandemic,...

What's in the $1.9 Trillion House COVID Relief Bill?

The House of Representives is currently in the process of considering the next COVID relief bill. Nine of the 12 House committees have approved...

Pell Program Faces Funding Cliff in 2026

The Congressional Budget Office projects the Pell program will deplete its reserve fund by 2026 and face cumulative deficits of $18 billion by 2031...

State and Local Governments Do Not Need Half a Trillion in COVID Relief

The American Rescue Plan currently making its way through Congress contains over $500 billion of aid to state and local governments. A number of...