Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Press Releases | December 2020

Congress
Dec 21, 2020 | Other Spending

Lawmakers Should Enact Long-Delayed COVID Relief and Government Funding Deal

For Immediate Release Congressional leaders over the weekend reached a bipartisan agreement on legislation to fund the government through the rest...
Dec 17, 2020 | Other Spending

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Applauds Congressional Resolution Calling for Post-COVID Debt Plan

For Immediate Release A bipartisan group of House members – led by Reps. Jodey Arrington (R-TX) and. Scott Peters (D-CA) –have introduced a...
Dec 11, 2020 | Other Spending

Keep Waste Out of Year-End Spending Deal

For Immediate Release The House has passed and the Senate is set to vote on a one-week continuing resolution to extend government funding through...
Congress
Dec 2, 2020 | Taxes

COVID Relief Should Not Include Tax Giveaways

For Immediate Release The Senate Majority Leader released a revised $550 billion COVID relief proposal yesterday afternoon. Like the Heroes Act...
Dec 1, 2020 | Budgets & Projections

Policymakers Must Not Ignore the Long-Term Debt Outlook

For Immediate Release Today, Larry Summers and Jason Furman released a new working paper, A Reconsideration of Fiscal Policy in the Era of Low...