Fiscal and Economic News from
Around the Nation

May 2021

Source: Reuters
May 6, 2021
Biden Willing to Accept 25% Corporate Tax Rate to Fund Spending Programs
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Source: Yahoo Finance
May 6, 2021
Yellen Faces U.S. Debt-Limit Dance, With Covid Complications
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Source: Associated Press
May 6, 2021
US Unemployment Claims Fall to a Pandemic Low of 498,000
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Source: Associated Press
May 5, 2021
Treasury Warns of Need to Deal With National Debt Limit
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Source: The Washington Post
May 4, 2021
Yellen’s Comments on Inflation Spark Confusion, Clarification as White House Tries to Navigate Economic Pressures
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Source: Associated Press
May 3, 2021
McConnell Says GOP Open to $600 Billion for Infrastructure
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Source: Bloomberg
May 3, 2021
Treasury Quadruples Borrowing Estimates to Pay for Stimulus
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Source: Associated Press
May 2, 2021
Yellen: Biden’s Phased-In Spending Plan Won’t Fuel Inflation
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Source: The New York Times
May 1, 2021
Why a $10,000 Tax Deduction Could Hold Up Trillions in Stimulus Funds
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April 2021

Source: CNBC
Apr 29, 2021
Job Growth Could Surpass 1 Million in April Hiring Boom as Economy Roars Back
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Source: The New York Times
Apr 29, 2021
The Economy Is (Almost) Back. It Is Looking Different Than It Used To
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Source: The Hill
Apr 29, 2021
Weekly Jobless Claims Fall as Recovery Picks Up
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Source: The New York Times
Apr 29, 2021
G.D.P. Growth Accelerated in the First Quarter
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Source: The Washington Post
Apr 28, 2021
Biden’s Big Bet: He Can Remake the Economy Without Any Negative Side Effects
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Source: The New York Times
Apr 27, 2021
Biden Seeks $80 Billion to Beef Up I.R.S. Audits of High-Earners
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Source: The New York Times
Apr 27, 2021
Automatic Aid for the People? How Jobless Benefits Can Fit the Economy
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Source: CNN
Apr 26, 2021
Biden's Family Plan to Lay Out Economic Ambition -- and Underscore the Long Road Ahead
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Source: The Washington Post
Apr 24, 2021
White House’s New $1.8 Trillion ‘Families Plan’ Reflects Ambitions — and Limits — of Biden Presidency
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Source: The Washington Post
Apr 22, 2021
White House Signals Cool Reception to Senate Republicans’ Calls to Trade Spending Cuts for Debt Ceiling Increase
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Source: CNBC
Apr 22, 2021
The Labor Market Is Heating Up as Fewer People Seek Unemployment Benefits
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Source: The New York Times
Apr 22, 2021
Biden Will Seek Tax Increase on Rich to Fund Child Care and Education
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Source: The New York Times
Apr 22, 2021
New State Unemployment Claims Fell Last Week to a New Pandemic Low
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Source: The New York Times
Apr 22, 2021
Senate Republicans Shun Earmarks, Embracing Spending Restraint Anew
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Source: The New York Times
Apr 21, 2021
Biden Administration Debating How to Overhaul a Trump-Era Tax Break
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Source: Morning Consult
Apr 21, 2021
Support for Infrastructure Package Relatively Steady, Even When Noting Possibility of Higher Debt, Bipartisan Compromise
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