Articles Tagged 'government'
Feds see bleak budget; $902 billion deficit projected in 2019
The government will run a $902 billion deficit this year and will cross the trillion-dollar-per-year mark in 2022, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Monday, delivering… READ MORE
McConnell says Senate will vote on stopgap to avert shutdown – without new border wall funding
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Wednesday the Senate will consider a stopgap measure to continue funding the government and avert a shutdown later this week… READ MORE
White House digs in on border wall demand, risking shutdown
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown, the White House is insisting that Congress provide $5 billion to build… READ MORE
Government shutdown ends with Trump signature on spending bill
WASHINGTON — President Trump signed a $400 billion budget deal Friday, hours after the House passed it in a pre-dawn vote, reopening the federal government… READ MORE
House passes bill that would avert shutdown
The U.S. House on Tuesday passed a spending bill that would keep the government open past Thursday and provide a full-year boost to defense funding,… READ MORE
Democrats’ ‘DREAMer’ demands threaten spending bill, gov shutdown in coming weeks
A showdown could loom in December.
Not over tax reform, but over funding the government.
The federal government is funded through December 8. Republicans control… READ MORE
Catalonia’s leaders fight off direct rule from Madrid
MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) – Catalonia’s leaders said on Saturday they would not accept direct rule imposed on the region by the Spanish government, as a political… READ MORE
House votes to ban VA medical tests on dogs
The House voted Wednesday to ban all Department of Veterans Affairs medical testing that causes pain to dogs, language that is now part of a… READ MORE
Trump calls for government shutdown-nuclear option combination in September
President Trump on Tuesday called for a government shutdown at the end of September in order to kill the legislative filibuster in the Senate so… READ MORE
New Mexico’s REAL ID rules have forced court caseloads ‘to go off the charts’
For decades, New Mexico residents didn’t give much thought to the name on their government-issued IDs. They sometimes changed it – though not legally –… READ MORE