Fiscal and Economic News from
Around the Nation

August 2019

Source: Bloomberg
Aug 23, 2019
Powell: Economy in Favorable Place, Faces Significant Risks
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Source: Axios
Aug 23, 2019
Health Care Costs as Much as a New Car
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Source: The Associated Press
Aug 22, 2019
Trump Flip-Flops on Tax Cuts, Saying US Has ‘Strong Economy’
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Source: The Hill
Aug 22, 2019
White House Won't Move Forward with Billions in Foreign Aid Cuts
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Source: The Washington Post
Aug 21, 2019
With Deficit Rising, Worries Grow the U.S. May Be Out of Tools If Recession Hits
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Source: POLITICO
Aug 21, 2019
Fed Adopts Wait-and-See Approach Amid Trump Pressure to Cut Rates
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Source: The New York Times
Aug 21, 2019
Budget Deficit on Path to Surpass $1 Trillion Under Trump
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Source: The Hill
Aug 21, 2019
Deficits to Exceed $12 Trillion through 2029: CBO
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Source: MarketWatch
Aug 21, 2019
Social Security is Already in Trouble — and a Payroll-Tax Cut Might Only Make It Worse
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Source: The New York Times
Aug 21, 2019
Trump Says He’s Exploring ‘Various Tax Reductions,’ and the Economic Data He Loves Shows Why
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Source: USA Today
Aug 20, 2019
Economists Question Whether a Payroll Tax Cut Would Be Worth Ballooning the Deficit
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Source: Politico
Aug 20, 2019
Trump Mulls Scaling Back Proposed $4B in Foreign Aid Cuts
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Source: The Washington Post
Aug 19, 2019
White House Officials Eyeing Payroll Tax Cut in Effort to Reverse Weakening Economy
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Source: Axios
Aug 19, 2019
The Looming Crisis in Long-Term Care
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Source: Roll Call
Aug 16, 2019
White House Readies $4 Billion Foreign Aid Cuts Package
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Source: The Hill
Aug 15, 2019
Study: IRS Funding Cuts Lead to Billions in Lost Corporate Tax Revenue
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Source: MarketWatch
Aug 15, 2019
The U.S. Treasury Is About to Flood the Market With Debt to Fund a $1 Trillion Deficit. Here’s Why That is a Worry
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Source: Forbes
Aug 15, 2019
Fed Poised To React Swiftly To Persistent Yield Curve Inversion, With More Rate Cuts
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Source: CNBC
Aug 13, 2019
Report: Costs in Most States Exceed Subsidies for Child Care
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Source: CNBC
Aug 13, 2019
A $1 Trillion US Budget Deficit is One Big Reason the Fed May Have to Cut Rates
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Source: Yahoo! Finance
Aug 13, 2019
'This is Going to Get Worse': Fiscal Policy Expert on US Budget Deficit
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Source: The Hill
Aug 12, 2019
Study: 4 in 10 Patients Faced Surprise Bills in 2016 After Visiting In-Network Hospitals
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Source: Reuters
Aug 12, 2019
U.S. Budget Deficit Widens; Spending Up on Health, Military
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Source: Bloomberg
Aug 12, 2019
U.S. Budget Deficit Already Exceeds Last Year’s Total Figure
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Source: Roll Call
Aug 12, 2019
CQ Roll Call Analysis: Lower Spending, Deficits Partially Due to Budget Control Law
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