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Full Estimates of the House Build Back Better Act

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has released cost estimates of each title of the House's Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376) . Before...

Build Back Better Act Score Highlights Need for Improvements

For Immediate Release Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) published its full score and estimate of the House Build Back Better Act ( see our...

CBO Scores the Build Back Better Act

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has released cost estimates for every title of the Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376) . Without interactions,...

Updated Budget Projections Show Record Debt by 2031

New estimates from the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget project that debt as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is on track to...

5-Year SALT Cap Repeal Would Be Costliest Part of Build Back Better

According to press reports , policymakers are considering adding a five-year repeal of the $10,000 cap on the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction to...

No Score, No Vote

For Immediate Release The House apparently intends to vote on the latest version of the Build Back Better Act as soon as this week, despite that fact...

Reconciliation May Deliver a Tax Cut to the Rich

While much of the discussion surrounding the Build Back Better reconciliation package has focused on tax increases on the rich , the final...

What's in the Latest Build Back Better Framework?

We have published an full estimate of the House's Build Back Better Act based on CBO's scores of the bill here . The White House has announced an...

New Build Back Better Framework Relies Too Heavily on Gimmicks

For Immediate Release Today, the White House released an updated framework for its Build Back Better plan. The framework proposes $1.85 trillion of...