Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Economic Recovery Measures

Tim Penny: Pandemic-related federal aid: Make it fast, but also make it prudent

The reason to maintain fiscal order during a strong economy is to make room for a robust fiscal response during times of crisis. Looking back, it’s...

Maya MacGuineas Joins C-SPAN to Discuss Coronavirus and Federal Debt

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget President Maya MacGuineas recently appeared on C-SPAN's Washington Journal.

COVID Money Tracker: Paycheck Protection Program

The Paycheck Projection Program (PPP) was established under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to help small businesses...

Webinar & Chartbook: Unpacking the Next Phase of COVID-19 Relief

The Senate earlier this week passed the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act – the fourth piece of legislation aimed...

What's in the Fourth Coronavirus Package?

The Senate yesterday passed the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care E
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The COVID-19 Recession Is Unfolding Faster than the Great Recession – and So Is the Response

The current economic contraction caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic appears to be larger than the Great Recession and is unfolding...
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COVID Money Tracker Launches to Enhance Transparency

Congress has already approved more than $2 trillion in fiscal measures to deal with the unprecedented economic and public health crisis caused by the...

Eugene Steuerle: Who Should Pay For The Economic Relief From The COVID-19 Crisis?

As Republicans and Democrats joined hands to provide the most recent of what might be several stages of relief from our national pandemic crisis,...
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Apr 10, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Phase IV COVID Relief Shouldn’t Be Tax Cuts 2.0

In response to the unprecedented economic crisis caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, lawmakers have enacted three pieces of legislation...

Bernie Sanders's Coronavirus Relief Package

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) released his Priorities for the Next Coronavirus Relief Package, a plan to build on...

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