Fiscal and Economic News from
Around the Nation

July 2021

Source: Reuters
Jul 27, 2021
U.S. Consumer Confidence at 17-Month High
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Source: The New York Times
Jul 26, 2021
Inflation Has Arrived, but Washington Isn’t Racing to Limit Price Pops
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Source: Roll Call
Jul 26, 2021
Infrastructure Negotiators’ New Deadline: ‘ASAP’
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Source: The Hill
Jul 22, 2021
IRS Says It Has Delivered $400B in American Rescue Plan Stimulus Checks
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Source: POLITICO
Jul 22, 2021
With Bipartisan Infrastructure Talks in Limbo, Progressives Eye $4.1T ‘Silver Lining’
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Source: Reuters
Jul 21, 2021
U.S. Again Approaching Debt Ceiling
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Source: CNBC
Jul 19, 2021
It’s Official: The Covid Recession Lasted Just Two Months, the Shortest in U.S. History
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Source: The New York Times
Jul 19, 2021
Senators and Biden Aides Struggle to Save Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal
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Source: CNBC
Jul 18, 2021
U.S. Senators Drop Tax Enforcement From Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill
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Source: The Washington Post
Jul 16, 2021
The Child Tax Credit Is Confusing for Divorced, Single, and Non-Traditional Parents. Here’s Who Gets to Keep the Money.
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Source: Roll Call
Jul 15, 2021
House to Take Up Seven-Bill Fiscal 2022 Spending Package
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Source: The Hill
Jul 15, 2021
Jobless Claims Reverse, Fall to New Post-Lockdown Low of 360K
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Source: CNBC
Jul 14, 2021
Medicare Would Cover Dental, Vision and Hearing Under Democrats’ $3.5 Trillion Spending Plan
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Source: The New York Times
Jul 14, 2021
Prices Pop Again, and Fed and White House Seek to Ease Inflation Fears
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Source: Roll Call
Jul 13, 2021
Senate Democrats, White House Agree on $3.5 Trillion Budget Package
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Source: POLITICO
Jul 12, 2021
Biden Changes Up the Messaging Strategy Around His Infrastructure Agenda
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Source: Roll Call
Jul 12, 2021
Democrats Mull Keeping Debt Limit Out of Budget Reconciliation
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Source: The New York Times
Jul 12, 2021
The Senate Returns to a Complicated Agenda, Seeking to Pass Infrastructure and Other Economic Priorities
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Source: The New York Times
Jul 10, 2021
Finance Ministers Meet in Venice to Finalize Global Tax Agreement
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Source: The New York Times
Jul 8, 2021
A Great Inflation Redux? Economists Point to Big Differences
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Source: The New York Times
Jul 8, 2021
The Bond Market Is Telling Us to Worry About Growth, Not Inflation
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Source: CBS News
Jul 8, 2021
Unemployment Claims Hold Steady as Economy Regains Footing
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Source: MarketWatch
Jul 8, 2021
Stimulus Checks Helped American Families to Stay Afloat — but for How Long?
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Source: The New York Times
Jul 7, 2021
Biden Insists He Can Do More With Less on the Economy
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Source: The New York Times
Jul 6, 2021
States and Cities Scramble to Spend $350 Billion Windfall
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