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Biden Administration’s SNAP Increase Could Add $180 Billion to Deficits

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced it will be revising the Thrifty Food Plan (TFP), used for the calculation of...

House Should Not Authorize Trillions of Borrowing

The House is expected to vote this week on a Senate-passed budget resolution for Fiscal Year 2022 that would allow up to $1.75 trillion of borrowing...

Comparing the Cost of Build Back Better to Other Recent Legislation

Lawmakers are preparing to consider both portions of President Biden's Build Back Better agenda – the Senate-passed bipartisan infrastructure bill...

It’s Time to Wind Down the Student Loan Moratorium

The Biden administration recently extended the federal student loan moratorium through January 2022. Under the moratorium, most federal student loan...

The Budgetary Implications of the Senate Budget Resolution

The recently released fiscal year (FY) 2022 Senate budget resolution provides reconciliation instructions allowing for deficit increases of up to $1...

How Much Could Build Back Better Add to the Debt, An Update

Note: with recent Administrative actions on SNAP , debt-to-GDP will be about 0.6 percent higher in all scenarios. As a result, it will now reach 107...

The Senate Should Restore the Conrad Rule

The Senate is currently considering a budget resolution that includes reconciliation instructions to facilitate the enactment of numerous climate,...

More Pay-Fors Needed for Bipartisan Infrastructure Act

The Senate passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, bipartisan legislation to increase federal infrastructure investments. The legislation...