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The Year-End Debt Dilemma

As the year comes to a close, lawmakers have a number of legislative deadlines and a variety of issues they need or want to address – many of which...

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Policymakers Can Still Change Course and Pass a Responsible Tax Plan

For Immediate Release The conference committee on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has reportedly reached an agreement on principle today as the committee...

With Debt Limit Reinstated, It's Time for Reform

As lawmakers go to conference for the tax bill, an important issue has flown under the radar. The debt limit was reinstated on December 9 after the...

Maya MacGuineas: An Opportunity to Improve the Tax Bill While Replacing the PAYGO Sequester

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

Treasury Department Report Assumes Instead of Analyzing

For Immediate Release Today, the Treasury Department’s Office of Tax Policy issued a finding that claims the Senate Finance Committee's tax reform...

Policymakers Should Reform Student Loan Programs

Lawmakers will need offsets to keep year-end legislation from substantially worsening the debt, and one area we've suggested in our Mini-Bargain and...

Discretionary Cap Deal Could Cost Over $100 Billion Per Year

Lawmakers are reportedly considering a year-end deal to repeal the sequester and increase discretionary spending potentially as much as $230 billion...

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