Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
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The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget hosts various events to educate the public about various policy issues. Below is a list of our upcoming, current, and past events.


Jul 31, 2020

Where Does the Next Phase of COVID Relief Stand?

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have been negotiating over a new package of economic and public health support to combat COVID-19. Already, Congress has already enacted $3.7 trillion of spending, tax cuts and deferrals, loans, and other fiscal aid, but...
Jun 29, 2020

Projecting COVID's Fiscal Impact

The current economic crisis and response has dramatically expanded federal deficits. While this borrowing is largely necessary and desirable to combat the effects of the pandemic and resulting recession, it will lead to a permanent increase in the...
Jun 2, 2020

2 Months In – The CARES Act and Other COVID Relief

On March 27, 2020, the President signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the most sweeping economic recovery law in generations. That and others authorize a combined $3.6 trillion of support for the economy....
May 11, 2020

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 fiscal position. The federal government borrowed $1.3 trillion in the month of April – more than it...
Apr 22, 2020

Unpacking the Next Phase of COVID Relief

The Senate just passed legislation to increase funding to small businesses under the Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Disaster Injury Loans, provide additional support to hospitals, and expand testing of individuals for the novel coronavirus...