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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...

BBB Expirations Could Hide $1 to $2 Trillion of True Costs

As negotiations over President Biden’s Build Back Better reconciliation package continue, lawmakers are reportedly considering an extension of the...

Congress Should Reject the Extenders Approach to Build Back Better

For Immediate Release According to news reports, the White House is floating a new framework for its Build Back Better reconciliation package that...

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