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Appropriations Watch: FY 2022

Updated 09/23/21: The House passed a bill on Thursday, Sept. 23, that would provide $1 billion for the Iron Dome missile system in Israel . The funds...

Q&A: Everything You Should Know About Government Shutdowns

The new fiscal year (FY) will begin on October 1, 2021, and Congress has so far enacted none of the 12 appropriations bills setting discretionary...

Limiting the Cost of Medicare Expansion

As Congress negotiates proposals for Medicare benefit expansions, it should consider ways to limit their costs by either dropping the expansions...

Upcoming Congressional Fiscal Policy Deadlines

The next few years will include several predictable fiscal policy deadlines that will force congressional action. Many provisions providing COVID...

Reconciliation Unlikely to Produce $600 Billion in Dynamic Revenue

Policymakers are claiming their $3.5 trillion reconciliation package will be fully paid for by counting on $600 billion of dynamic feedback on top of...

Maya MacGuineas: Mind the (tax) gap: To fund new spending, people should pay the taxes they owe

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...

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