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The Tax Bill Conference Committee Can Make The Final Bill Responsible

Both the House and Senate versions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) as currently written would cost nearly $1.5 trillion on a conventional basis...

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Appropriations Watch: FY 2018

Last updated 12/8/2017. The House (by a 235-193 vote) and Senate (by an 81-14 vote) passed a continuing resolution this week which funds...

December Should Not Become Blow Up the Debt Month

For Immediate Release As we enter December, lawmakers are looking to address a number of year-end priorities. Unfortunately, the legislative agenda...

Comparing the Two Versions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Headed to Conference

The House and Senate have each passed their own version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and lawmakers from each chamber will have to iron out the...

CRFB Reaction to Senate Tax Bill

For Immediate Release The Senate unveiled a revised tax reform bill Friday. The following is a statement from Maya MacGuineas, president of the...

No Estimate Shows Tax Bills Would Pay For Themselves

The Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) released an official dynamic estimate of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) yesterday as reported by the Senate...

Official Dynamic Score Shows Senate Tax Bill Will Still Cost Over $1 Trillion

The Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) has released its official dynamic score of the Senate tax plan as passed by the Senate Finance Committee,...

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