Monthly Archive for December 2021

For the first time in five years, the official poverty rate was higher than it was in the prior year, a result of the pandemic.

Read More

These charts tell the fiscal story of 2021 — looking back at how our fiscal situation deteriorated over the past year and what challenges lie ahead.

Read More

Here is a breakdown of the estimated remaining $850 billion in funds for COVID-19 relief programs.

Read More

Expert Views: Fiscal Commission

We asked experts with diverse views from across the political spectrum to share their perspectives.

National Debt Clock

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