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Could Reconciliation Deliver a Tax Cut to the Rich?

While much of the discussion surrounding the Build Back Better reconciliation package has focused on tax increases on the rich , the final...

Maya MacGuineas: Reconciliation can work if Congress sets priorities and cuts the games

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...

House Child Care Plan Cost Could Double If Made Permanent

As lawmakers discuss making numerous parts of the Build Back Better plan expire early, at least one part of the House bill — the expanded child care...

Treasury: 2021 Deficit Was $2.8 Trillion

The Treasury Department released its final Monthly Treasury Statement for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021, showing a $2.8 trillion deficit for the year and...

Don’t Take Reconciliation Offsets Off the Table

For Immediate Release As lawmakers continue to negotiate their Build Back Better reconciliation plan, reports indicate growing objections to a number...

House ACA Plan Will Cost Almost $600 Billion and Cover 4 Million People, CBO Finds

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) this week released estimates for the health care coverage provisions in the House reconciliation bill. CBO...

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