FISCAL BLOG

Monthly Archive for November 2020

Here's an overview of some of the programs that face impending deadlines or are set to expire soon.

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Despite improvements to the labor market since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the unemployment rate remains high, especially for non-white workers. Get the facts here.

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Beginning in mid-March 2020, the Federal Reserve initiated an aggressive policy of quantitative easing — which involves the purchase of government securities, corporate bonds, and other financial instruments — with the aim of keeping interest rates low and injecting cash into the economy.

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Four analyses project a more rapid depletion of Social Security trust funds as a result of coronavirus, outpacing previous depletion projections. Get the details.

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The CARES Act Provider Relief Fund aids hospitals and healthcare providers on the front lines of the coronavirus response. Learn how HHS has allocated funding.

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Understanding the Coronavirus Crisis

Key fiscal and economic indicators as the nation responds and recovers.

National Debt Clock

See the latest numbers and learn more about the causes of our high and rising debt.