Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Domestic Spending

$2.2 of $4 Trillion in Fiscal Relief is Out the Door

We update our interactive COVID Money Tracker tool every week to reflect new COVID re
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How Much COVID Relief Have Public and Private Schools Received?

At least $42 billion has been committed or disbursed to the education sector from COVID relief legislation. We estimate:

$412 Billion in COVID Funds Are Earmarked for the Health Industry

Our state-of-the-art interactive COVID Money Tracker tool can be used to see that at least $412 billion of COVID releif funds have been...

Janet Yellen and Jared Bernstein: The Senate Is on Vacation While Americans Starve

Janet Yellen is a Distinguished Fellow in Residence with the Economic Studies Program at the Brookings Institution, a former Chair of the Feder

How Much COVID Relief Has Been Spent So Far?

Our brand new, state-of-the-art interactive COVID Money Tracker tool follows every dollar authoriz
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How Much Would President Trump's Executive Orders Cost?

President Trump signed four memos and executive orders this afternoon increasing unemployment benefits, deferring payroll taxes, extending...
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How Much Have States Spent from the Coronavirus Relief Fund?

The Coronavirus Aid, Recovery, and Economic Security (CARES) A

What's in the $1.1 Trillion HEALS Act?

The Senate recently introduced the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection, and Schools (HEALS) Act designed to further address the publi
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Major Trust Funds Headed for Insolvency Within 11 Years

A number of important federal programs, such as Social Security and Medicare, are financed through dedicated revenue sources and man

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