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CRFB Reacts to Capital Gains Tax Proposal

For Immediate Release Recently, a number of proposals have emerged to modify the capital gains tax – either by legislation or through administrative...

Proposed Senate Point of Order Would Limit Health Care Proposals in Budget Reconciliation

For Immediate Release Today, 12 senators introduced a proposal that would establish a new Senate point of order to restrict the types of changes...

Three Measures We Hope the JSC Will Consider

The Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform (JSC) has an important opportunity to improve our broken budget process....

Maya MacGuineas: National Debt is About to Roar Back to Life as a Pressing Issue

Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, published an op-ed with CNN. An excerpt is below. As a result of...

Has the Recent Economic Boom Offset 88% of the Cost of the Tax Cut?

In a Wall Street Journal op-ed shared by the House Ways and Means Committee, Mike Solon of US Policy Metrics makes the argument that thanks to...

Growth Just Hit 4.1 Percent – Don't Expect It To Last

The Bureau of Economic Analysis today released its initial estimate that the economy grew at a 4.1 percent annualized rate in the second ...

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