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Maya MacGuineas: How to think about infrastructure funding

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...

Congress Should Heed White House Call to Pay for Infrastructure

For Immediate Release Today, the White House unveiled a $2 trillion infrastructure and investment “American Jobs Plan.” Below is a statement from...

Cost of Biden Infrastructure Plan Should Be Paid For

For Immediate Release Tomorrow, President Biden will give a speech outlining his plans to expand physical infrastructure. A second part of the plan...

Committee President Maya MacGuineas Testifies on Taxation of Corporations and the Wealthy

For Immediate Release Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas will testify today, March 25, before the Senate Budget...

Ten Options to Secure the Highway Trust Fund

Congress must pass a new highway bill or extend the current one by October 1 of this year, and the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) itself will likely run...

Washington Must Kick Its Addiction to Debt

The Committee for a Responsible Federal projects that with the passage of the American Rescue Plan, the national debt will reach a new record this...

Understanding the $1 Trillion in Unspent COVID Relief Funding

The Senate-passed American Rescue Plan will deliver nearly $2 trillion of additional COVID relief on top of the $4 trillion already authorized. Yet...

Marc Goldwein: The Prescription: Fiscal Policy for the COVID-19 Economy

Marc Goldwein is senior vice president and senior policy director of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. He recently appeared on The...

How High Are Federal Interest Payments?

This year, the federal government will spend $300 billion on interest payments on the national debt. This is the equivalent of nearly 9 percent of...