Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

COVID Pandemic

COVID Response: How Much Money Has Been Made Available So Far?

The fiscal and monetary policy response to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent economic crisis has been both swift and substantial.

Is the Fed Buying Our New Debt?

So far, the legislative response to the COVID-19 pandemic has injected around $1.5 trillion of fiscal support into the economy. In combination...

The $6 Trillion Dollar Question – Who Will Buy Our Debts?

The current economic crisis and extraordinary economic interventions to combat it will mean substantial new borrowing on top of an already precarious...

Join Us on Giving Tuesday to Help Those in Need

As the country continues to combat COVID-19, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget is coming to you with a unique request.

Treasury Will Borrow $3 Trillion in Just Three Months

The Department of the Treasury yesterday estimated that the second quarter of 2020 will see a record-breaking $3 trillion in borrowing, as the...

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...
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COVID Money Tracker: Airline Worker Support

Of the $2.2 trillion in fiscal support made available under the CARES Act, roughly $60 billion was allocated specifically to the airline...

CBO Updates Budget Projections In Wake of COVID-19

Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a blog post outlining its latest projections of near-term federal debt and deficits in the wake...

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...

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