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Blog | May 2020

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.
Robert Reischauer

Robert Reischauer and Charles Blahous: Letter from Former Trustees of Social Security and Medicare

Robert Reischauer is a former public Trustee of the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds, president emeritus of the Urban Institute, and a member...
May 12, 2020 | Other Spending

COVID Response: How Much Money Has Been Made Available So Far?

The fiscal and monetary policy response to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent economic crisis has been both swift and substantial. We have...
May 11, 2020 | Economics

Is the Fed Buying Our New Debt?

So far, the legislative response to the COVID-19 pandemic has injected around $1.5 trillion of fiscal support into the economy. In combination...
May 5, 2020 | Other Spending

Join Us on Giving Tuesday to Help Those in Need

As the country continues to combat COVID-19, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget is coming to you with a unique request. While the scale...

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