Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Economic Recovery Measures

Comparing Fiscal Multipliers

The United States is currently facing one of its worst economic and public health crises as a result of COVID-19.

Janet Yellen and Jared Bernstein: The Senate Is on Vacation While Americans Starve

Janet Yellen is a Distinguished Fellow in Residence with the Economic Studies Program at the Brookings Institution, a former Chair of the Feder

How Much COVID Relief Has Been Spent So Far?

Our brand new, state-of-the-art interactive COVID Money Tracker tool follows every dollar authoriz

Comparing the Heroes and HEALS Acts

As lawmakers formulate the next round of fiscal relief to fight the COVID-19 public health and economic crisis, two pieces of legislation have emer
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How Much Have States Spent from the Coronavirus Relief Fund?

The Coronavirus Aid, Recovery, and Economic Security (CARES) A
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Webinar & Chartbook: Where Does the Next Phase of COVID Relief Stand?

The novel coronavirus (COVID) pandemic and resulting economic crisis has been met with an unprecedented policy response.

What's in the $1.1 Trillion HEALS Act?

The Senate recently introduced the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection, and Schools (HEALS) Act designed to further address the publi

How Big Should the Next COVID Package Be?

With over $2 trillion of fiscal support now out the door, Congress is considering additional legislation to help stabilize the economy, support the...

Marc Goldwein: A Way Forward on Unemployment Benefits

Marc Goldwein is senior vice president and senior policy director of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.

Maya MacGuineas's Testimony on Pandemic Response Oversight

On June 3, 2020, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas testified before the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee...

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