Discretionary Spending

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Biden Goes Big But Questions Remain

April 30, 2021

This week, President Biden continued to roll out an ambitious policy agenda with release of the American Families Plan (AFP), described as “an investment in our children and our families.

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Biden Plans Still Need a Budget

April 02, 2021

After enactment of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act and the unveiling this week of the roughly $2 trillion American Jobs Plan, it is easy to forget that President Biden hasn’t a

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GAO Warns on U.S. Fiscal Health

March 25, 2021

For understandable reasons, the focus in Washington over the past year has been on the nation’s physical health, and its resulting consequences for the near-term economy, rather than on o

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Sequester Redux x2

March 25, 2021

Sequestration is making headlines once again in Washington as federal lawmakers work quickly to avoid untimely reductions in Medicare reimbursements to healthcare providers – in the middl