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Economy

A Visualization of the CARES Act

The President yesterday signed into law the CARES Act, a $2.3 tril

What's in the $2 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Package?

Updated on 4/21/2020 and 4/29/2020 to reflect the Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) esti

These Provisions Have No Place in an Emergency Bill

Negotiators continue to work on a third response bill to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with legislation proposed today by&nbs

How Much Would Sending People Checks Cost?

Experts and lawmakers are considering numerous options to help support the economy during the COVID-19 crisis.
Mar 3, 2020 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

How Much Does a Payroll Tax Holiday Cost?

President Trump tweeted support for a one-year payroll tax cut Monday
Erskine Bowles

Erskine Bowles and Henry Paulson: How to Get Americans to Love Capitalism Again

Erskine Bowles served as chief of staff to President Bill Clinton from 1997 to 1998 and is a member of the Committee for a Responsible Federal

Maya MacGuineas: With a growing debt, a fiscally responsible blueprint is needed to handle the next recession

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt.

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