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Treasury Data Shows Other Countries Not Buying Additional Debt

Total foreign holdings of United States debt held steady during the month of April despite the massive increase in government borrowing that took...

Maya MacGuineas Joins Fox News to Discuss COVID-19 Fiscal Relief

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas recently appeared on Fox News' Special Report with Bret Baier . She discussed...

Representative Rouda Introduces Fiscal Responsibility & Long-Term Economic Security Act

While short-term borrowing and large deficits are necessary to fight the COVID-19 public health and economic crisis, policymakers will need to...

Over Half the COVID Fiscal Support is Now Out the Door

In response to the current pandemic and economic crisis, Congress and the President have enacted $4 trillion in spending, benefit payments, grants,...

Senate Considering Debt-Increasing Parks Legislation

This week, the Senate will consider the Great American Outdoors Act . The bill seeks to address the backlog of maintenance on public lands in a way...

Treasury Reports $399 Billion Deficit in May as COVID-19 Relief Continues

The United States budget deficit for the month of May totaled $399 billion, bringing the deficit thus far for fiscal year 2020 to $1.88 trillion,...

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