Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

COVID Money Tracker

COVID Relief Continues to Bolster Personal Income

New data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) fo

State & Local Aid is On Its Way, But Is It Needed?

Last week, the Department of Treasury issued guidelines

COVID Relief Lifted Personal Income to Record Levels

Of the $5.9 trillion ($5.2 trillion net) of enacted COVID relief, we estimate $3.6 trilli
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COVID Bills Had $650 Billion in Extraneous Policies

Congress has authorized around $6 trillion of fiscal support in response to the COVID pandemic, with a projected net cost of well over

Understanding the $1 Trillion in Unspent COVID Relief Funding

The Senate-passed American Rescue Plan will deliver nearly $2 trillion of additional COVID relief on top of the $4 trillion already authorized.

State and Local Governments Do Not Need Half a Trillion in COVID Relief

The American Rescue Plan currently making its way through Congress contains over $500 billion of aid to state and local governments. 

What’s New in COVID Money Tracker?

This week we updated COVID Money Tracker with all of the major provisions from the $915 billion1

How Much COVID Relief Money Is Left?

Note: Data updates on February 3, 2021 reduce the difference between legislative amount allowed and committed/disbursed from $1.3 trillion to $

Four-Fifths of Stimulus Checks Have Been Sent

In the first three days of distributing the second round of stimulus checks approved by Congress in the

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