Articles Tagged 'government spending'
House Democrats’ coronavirus package includes ‘amnesty’ for some illegal immigrants, critics say
The far-left fringe of the Democratic caucus is flexing its muscle to try to implement last-minute changes in a $3 trillion spending bill.
The small… READ MORE
Senate Republicans seek state and city aid without rewarding big-spenders Democrats
Senate Republicans are trying to thread the needle; they want to send money to states and cities to prevent mass job losses, but avoid splashing… READ MORE
Judge’s ruling could make government shutdown even more costly
More than 400,000 essential government employees could be forced to stay on the job throughout a government shutdown — even if they’d already planned to… READ MORE
BLM Moneyman Soros Helps Elect Liberal Prosecutors With $7MILLION Payout
Republican Matthew McCord was feeling pretty good about the $12,000 he had raised for his campaign for Henry County district attorney when he was blindsided… READ MORE
Conservatives sound alarm over tentative budget deal
Conservative groups pushed back hard against the proposed federal budget agreement announced Tuesday, arguing that the tentative deal unravels hard-fought spending cuts.
Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray, D-Wash., and House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis, the lead negotiators on the agreement, detailed the specifics of the proposal at an evening press conference.
The proposal would restore about $63… READ MORE
New budget accord saves $23 billion — after $65 billion spending spree
Key lawmakers from both parties announced Tuesday a bipartisan budget proposal that would avoid another government shutdown and restore some defense spending that would have… READ MORE
Feds spend $100k teaching teen girls ‘condom negotiation’…
The administration is funding a $100,000 study of pregnant and “at-risk” 14-17-year-old girls on probation in Houston, Texas, to determine ways to help them choose safer lifestyles and avoid pregnancy, including better “condom negotiation” tactics.
TheÂ National Institutes of Health, part of the Health and Human Services Department, is providing aÂ University of HoustonÂ researcher the money because… READ MORE
US could be on path to fifth straight $1 trillion deficit after government runs $120 billion October deficit
The federal government started the 2013 budget year with a $120 billion deficit, an indication that the nation is on a path to its… READ MORE
CBO pegs 2012 deficit at $1.1 trillion
WASHINGTON â€“ A new estimate puts the deficit for the just-completed 2012 budget year at $1.1â€‰trillion, the fourth straight year of trillion dollar deficits on President Barack Obamaâ€™sÂ watch.
The result was a slight, $207 billion improvement from the 2011 deficit of $1.3Â trillion.
â€œPresident Obama once promised to cut the deficit in half by the end of… READ MORE
Van Hollen Calls Simpson-Bowles a Framework for Debt Deal
Representative Chris Van Hollen, the House Budget Committeeâ€™s top Democrat, predicted the proposal by President Barack Obamaâ€™s 2010 deficit panel will be the â€œframeworkâ€ for averting the so-called fiscal cliff of spending cuts in January.
The deficit-cutting plan was offered by commission co- chairmen Al Simpson, a Republican former Wyoming senator, and Erskine Bowles, a Democratic former White… READ MORE