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Blog | October 2019

Welcome to our blog – The Bottom Line, where you’ll find up-to-date commentary and analysis on the most important news in the fiscal world. Below is a list of our blog posts.
Oct 4, 2019 | Social Security

2019 Technical Panel Shows Social Security Could Be in Worse Shape Than We Thought

The Social Security Advisory Board's (SSAB) 2019 Technical Panel released its final report last week, projecting that under its suggested changes to...
Oct 3, 2019 | Budget Process

Representatives Rice, Barr Introduce Fiscal State of the Nation Resolution

Last week, Representatives Kathleen Rice (D-NY) and Andy Barr (R-KY) introduced a bipartisan bill to make it harder for Congress to ignore the...
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Oct 2, 2019 | Social Security

What Would Social Security 2100 Mean for the Debt?

Saving Social Security from its looming trust fund insolvency would significantly improve the overall fiscal picture. Under the Congressional Budget...
Oct 1, 2019 | Taxes

Kamala Harris's LIFT the Middle Class Act

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) has called for giving a $3,000 per person ($6,000 per couple) refundable tax credit...

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