FISCAL BLOG

Monthly Archive for December 2020

A continuing resolution is a temporary funding measure that Congress can use to fund the federal government for a limited amount of time.

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The economic impact of the coronavirus has been profound, but it has not been felt equally by all demographic groups.

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As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic took hold, economic activity slowed and tax revenues in most states began to decline.

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Our fiscal situation was already unsustainable, but COVID-19 certainly did not help. Learn how the pandemic compounded our financial challenges in 13 charts.

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While there is no single ideal way to deal with such a complex policy challenge as the pandemic, we can glean insights about how our responses have been working.

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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.