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President Trump's Fiscal Record So Far

As the first year of the Trump Presidency closes, it is worth taking a look at how the fiscal health of the country has changed since President Trump...

Appropriations Watch: FY 2018

Last updated 1/17/2018. The House may consider a continuing resolution this week that funds the government through February 16, 2018, extends...

House Funding Plan Shouldn’t Be An Excuse to Add to the Debt

For Immediate Release Last night, House Republicans released a new plan to extend discretionary government funding through mid-February. The...

Lawmakers Should Offset Upcoming Disaster Relief

One of many things lawmakers are poised to take up early in the year is additional disaster relief in response to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria...

Sequester Relief is Too Costly to Add to the Credit Card

During the busy end to the year, lawmakers enacted a continuing resolution (CR) to keep the government funded through January 19. When that CR ends,...

National Economists Club Speech: The Return of Trillion-Dollar Deficits

As lawmakers return for the new year after the enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), they also face a new budget outlook with higher debt,...

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