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federal deficit

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
CBO Predicts Historic Levels of Debt By Mid-Century If the US continues today’s patterns of taxes and spending, the national debt will almost triple as...
June 25, 2019Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
A few years ago, the Internet went wild over a photograph of a dress. Was it blue and black, or white and gold? Many people...
April 4, 2019William G. Gale
: TaxVox
While policy makers and news headlines focus on debates about health care and tax policy, the U.S. fiscal outlook remains troubling and is a constraint...
August 4, 2017William G. Gale
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Sometime within the next few days, Congress will pass, with great fanfare, what it proudly calls a $305 billion, five-year transportation bill . But while the measure will authorize much needed infrastructure spending, it won’t pay for much of it. More than one-third of the $305 billion would
December 3, 2015Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Is the Federal Reserve part of the government? You might think so, but you wouldn’t know it from the way we talk about America’s debt...
July 15, 2013Donald Marron