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Support for TRUST Act Grows

The Time to Rescue United States Trusts Act, or the TRUST Act, was introduced last fall on a bipartisan basis in both chambers of Congress to...

Cassidy Criticizes Process and Results of Budget Deal

Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) in an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal a few weeks ago criticized last month's appropriations deal for both its...

Maya MacGuineas: A Resolution for Congress in 2020 – Make Better Fiscal Policy Decisions

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

Our Top Fiscal Charts of 2019

2019 was a busy year for budget policy, which gave us ample opportunities to conduct substantive policy analysis using charts and tables. This...

The Decade in the Federal Budget

When it comes to fiscal policy, the 2010s have been quite a rollercoaster. Below, we’ve identified a few major budgetary trends and patterns of the...

Appropriations Watch: FY 2020

Updated 12/24/2019: Congress did not complete action on appropriations before the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30. Congress enacted a continuing...

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