Fiscal and Economic News from
Around the Nation

January 2020

Source: CNBC
Jan 17, 2020
Trump to Nominate Shelton, Waller to Serve on Fed
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Source: Bloomberg
Jan 17, 2020
Tax Season Is Coming and It Might Be as Chaotic as Last Year
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Source: MarketWatch
Jan 16, 2020
U.S. Treasury to Begin Selling New 20-Year Bond in First Half of 2020
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Source: The New York Times
Jan 16, 2020
Trump Tax Break That Benefited the Rich Is Being Investigated
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Source: POLITICO
Jan 16, 2020
14 States Sue Trump Administration over Food Stamp Rule
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Source: Roll Call
Jan 16, 2020
Appropriators Feel the Squeeze of Budget Caps as Veterans Health Funding Grows
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Source: Morning Consult
Jan 16, 2020
Study: Racial Health Coverage Gaps Narrow, Especially in Expanded Medicaid States
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Source: CNBC
Jan 15, 2020
Kudlow Says ‘Tax Cuts 2.0’ Will Be Unveiled Later This year during Trump Presidential Campaign
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Source: AP News
Jan 15, 2020
Trump Admin Weighs Shifting Billions More for Border Wall
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Source: Roll Call
Jan 15, 2020
Repeal of Obamacare Taxes Stirs Questions on Durability of Offsets
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Source: The Washington Post
Jan 14, 2020
Trump’s Running up Post-Recession-Level Deficits
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Source: NPR
Jan 14, 2020
Medicare for All? A Public Option? Health Care Terms, Explained
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Source: CNBC
Jan 14, 2020
The Fed Could Cut Interest Rates 3 Times This Year, UBS Predicts
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Source: The New York Times
Jan 13, 2020
Budget Deficit Topped $1 Trillion in 2019
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Source: The Hill
Jan 13, 2020
Budget Deficit Up Almost 12 Percent Compared to Last Year
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Source: Bloomberg
Jan 10, 2020
U.S. Hiring at 2019 Finish Line Seen Right Around Decade Average
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Source: The Hill
Jan 10, 2020
Democrats Don't Expect to Do 2020 Budget
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Source: MarketWatch
Jan 9, 2020
U.S. Economy Likely to Avoid Recession with Help of Last Year’s Rate Cuts, Fed Officials Say
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Source: The Hill
Jan 9, 2020
Trump Legislation Added $4.7 Trillion to Debt: Watchdog
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Source: POLITICO
Jan 9, 2020
The Most Expensive Health Care Option of All? Do Nothing.
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Source: The New York Times
Jan 8, 2020
Deflating Results of Major Study Point to Better Ways to Cut Health Care Waste
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Source: The New York Times
Jan 8, 2020
The Economy Is Expanding. Why Are Economists So Glum?
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Source: The Hill
Jan 8, 2020
CBO Projects $39B Deficit Rise in First Quarter of 2020
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Source: MarketWatch
Jan 8, 2020
U.S. Private Sector Adds the Most Jobs in Eight Months
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Source: CNBC
Jan 7, 2020
Latest Data Show the Economy Ended 2019 on a Strong Note, Putting Recession Fears to Bed
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