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Blog | January 2021

Welcome to our blog – The Bottom Line, where you’ll find up-to-date commentary and analysis on the most important news in the fiscal world. Below is a list of our blog posts.
Jan 8, 2021 | Other Spending

Four-Fifths of Stimulus Checks Have Been Sent

In the first three days of distributing the second round of stimulus checks approved by Congress in the Response and Relief Act, the Treasury...
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Jan 8, 2021 | Economics

What's in the December Jobs Report

The Bureau of Labor Statistics this morning released its monthly jobs report which showed a net loss of 140,000 jobs during the month of December....
Jan 7, 2021 | Other Spending| Economics

Breaking Down $3.4 Trillion in COVID Relief

With the passage of the Response & Relief Act, Congress has now allocated around $4 trillion of COVID relief at a net cost of over $3.4...
Jan 5, 2021 | Economics

Maya MacGuineas Joins Fox Business to Fiscal Policy After Georgia Senate Runoffs

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget President Maya MacGuineas recently appeared on Fox Business to discuss what the political and economic...
Jan 5, 2021 | Budgets & Projections

2021 Deficit On Course to Hit $2.3 Trillion

In light of the enactment of the year-end spending and COVID relief deal, we estimate the deficit will total $2.3 trillion for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021...
Jan 4, 2021 | Other Spending

Maya MacGuineas Joins CNN to Discuss Healing Political Divisions

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget President Maya MacGuineas recently appeared on CNN to discuss how President-Elect Joe Biden can ...

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