President Trump’s plan, though dead on arrival, will influence congressional deliberations, and its most consequential effect may be to push authors of House and Senate bills to the right.
Congressional Republicans are about to learn more about whether their drive to dismantle President Barack Obama's health care law has been worth the political pain they've been experiencing. The Congressional … Click to Continue »
Doomsday Scenario: President Trump’s Bludgeoned Budgets for NEA, NEH, IMLS William “Bro” Adams, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities and an Obama appointee, clearly knew what was coming when he precipitously resigned his position yesterday, effective today. Show More Summary
“Late Show” host Stephen Colbert took aim at President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget plan on Tuesday. With the budget proposal outlining a $3.6 trillion reduction in government spending over the next 10 years, Colbert said the cuts setShow More Summary
The president promised to pour a $1 trillion into rebuilding the nation’s roads and bridges. His proposal sets aside just $200 billion, with the details still to come.
As the White House considers budget slashes and new leadership for NOAA, scientists worry our weather predictions will get even worse. The post The US Lags Behind in Meteorology. Under Trump, It May Get Worse appeared first on WIRED...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first full budget calls for deep cuts to popular health insurance programs that are part of the social safety net. It also doesn't address Medicare's long term financial problems, but it targets the much smaller Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP. [...]Show More Summary
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President Donald Trump's first full budget calls for deep cuts to popular health insurance programs that are part of the social safety net. Trump campaigned for president on a promise … Click to Continue »
A dispute that goes to the heart of how conservatives and liberals view the role of work, and the problem of poverty more generally.
Budget Director Mick Mulvaney’s remarks show they aren’t operating in the real world. Not even close. Longtime federal budget experts quickly slammed the White House’s proposed 2018 budget on Tuesday. Its $1.4 trillion in cuts over the...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first budget proposal, snubbed by some Republican allies, is just the latest example of an administration that seems at times clueless or indifferent toward Congress. Since becoming president,...Show More Summary
The plan, Trump's first as president, combines $4.1 trillion for the upcoming 2018 fiscal year with a promise to bring the budget back into balance in 10 years, relying on aggressive spending cuts, a surge in economic growth — and aShow More Summary
New Mexico lawmakers are converging Wednesday on the state Capitol for a special session aimed at resolving a fiscal crisis. Republican Gov. Susana Martinez and the Democratic-led Legislature have been … Click to Continue »
Top officials in President Donald Trump's Cabinet are heading to Capitol Hill to defend his plans to cut domestic programs and parry Democratic criticism of his tax proposals. Budget Director … Click to Continue »
The poor and the disabled are big losers in President Donald Trump's $4.1 trillion budget proposal while the Pentagon is a big winner. Trump's plan for the budget year beginning … Click to Continue »
How President Donald Trump's proposed $4.1 trillion federal spending plan would affect individual government agencies. ___ AGRICULTURE Up or down? Down 5 percent Highlight: The proposed budget would limit subsidies … Click to Contin...
President Donald Trump sent Congress his recommended budget for the coming fiscal year. It includes steep cuts to many programs relied on by the poor, such as Medicaid and food … Click to Continue »
President Donald Trump's budget builds on more than two decades of Republican efforts to cut food stamps. With Republican majorities in the House and Senate, conservatives who have pushed for … Click to Continue »