FAS COMMENTARY AND NEWS

U.S. GDP growth increased at an annual rate of 4.1% in Q4 2020, according to the second estimate released by the U.S. Department of Commerce. This is a slight uptick from the estimate released in January. Not one month ago the U.S. economy...

The American Rescue Plan Act for 2021 was signed into law last week and the FAS team has compiled a summary of relevant provisions. While there are some similarities to the Cares Act and other COVID related relief bills passed in 2020, stimulus payments...

The U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 4% in the fourth quarter of 2020, according to the advance estimate released by the U.S. Department of Commerce.  Despite strong growth in Q4, preceded by record growth of 33.4% in Q3 2020, it still was...

As we put 2020 in the rearview mirror, we feel it is important to take a moment to recognize the mental, physical and emotional hardships many have endured over the past year.  In what may have been one of the most tumultuous years in recent...