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New Build Back Better Framework Relies Too Heavily on Gimmicks

For Immediate Release Today, the White House released an updated framework for its Build Back Better plan. The framework proposes $1.85 trillion of...

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...

Tax Gap Myths and Facts: A Conversation with Natasha Sarin

The federal government loses over $600 billion annually from unpaid and underpaid taxes. As Congress debates how to pay for the Builder Back Better...

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...

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