September 23, 2021
New Podcast Episode: Avoiding Debt Default, Keeping the Government Open, and Reconciliation
It’s The AAF Exchange — your source for clear, data-driven insight into today’s economic and domestic policy issues.
In our latest episode, AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin begins by walking us through the debt limit and government funding showdowns, and also discusses the Ways and Means Committee’s tax and sending provisions for the reconciliation bill.
AAF products mentioned in today’s episode:
- In “The Ins and Outs of the Ways and Means Committee Reconciliation Legislation,” Director of Fiscal Policy Gordon Gray reviews range of tax increases, tax breaks, and the significant spending that runs through the subtitles of the forthcoming reconciliation bill that will comprise the domestic spending agenda known as the Build Back Better Act.
- In “Reconciliation and the Clean Electricity Performance Program,” Director of Energy Policy Ewelina Czapla considers the challenges to pass the president’s emissions-target mandates through budget reconciliation, as well as the potential costs and effectiveness of the mandates.
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