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Manchin Introduces the Jobs Score Act

Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) introduced the Jobs Score Act today, according to a press release[1] from his office. His bill would require the “Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to determine the number of jobs that would be created, protected, or lost should a specific piece of legislation become law – so lawmakers can take jobs into account as their top priority.”...

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Illinois Review

Local school districts could get hit with a multimillion dollar bill under a pension cost-shifting plan being floated by a top state Democrat. Senate President John Cullerton is proposing that school districts cover the costs of teacher pensions. Those costs — estimated at about $700 million — are now covered by the state. The Chicago Democrat is exploring the concept...

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Highlights of the CBO Budget Outlook

AAF’s Director of Fiscal Policy Gordon Gray breaks down the key points of the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) newly released An Update to the Budget Outlook: 2020-2030. The analysis, the first to fully incorporate the impact of COVID-19, shows that the economic and budgetary consequences of the pandemic combine to push the United States into its highest levels Yes No...

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