The US government has started to shut down after Congress failed to overcome a bitter standoff over spending and immigration, marking a choatic end to Donald Trump's first year as president. Last-minute negotiations crumbled as...Show More Summary
President Donald Trump's budget chief Mick Mulvaney stormed Washington as a tea party lawmaker elected in 2010, and he hasn't mellowed much as director of the Office of Management of … Click to Continue »
"The Democrats in the Senate could end this shutdown today," Trump budget director Mick Mulvaney said.
Government Shutdown Could Cost Billions Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. Senate failed to reach an agreement on a stopgap budget bill Friday and it could cost the economy billions. The last time the government shutdown in 2013 for 16 days the U.S. economy took a $24 billion hit, according to...
The Trump administration is putting America first and the Senate Democrats dug in their heels Friday night, shutting down the government in favor of illegal aliens. The House budget resolution failed a cloture vote in the Senate on a largely party line vote, 50 to 49. Show More Summary
In this week's New York state government news, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's pivot to the left is getting noticed, and the Senate and Assembly get down to scrutinizing Cuomo's $168 … Click to Continue »
The federal government officially shut down at midnight on Saturday. This is the first time in the history of the modern budget process that one party controls the government and employees are being furloughed during a shutdown. TheShow More Summary
Republican House leaders negotiating with Gov. John Bel Edwards on a fix to Louisiana's $1 billion budget gap want something in exchange for their tax votes. They want the governor's … Click to Continue »
On the one-year anniversary of Trump's inauguration, the U.S. government is shutting down after a Republican party that controls the House, the Senate, and the White House couldn't manage to compromise its way to a budget. The one good thing to come out of this? Democrats are finally taking a strong stand to protect DACA recipients.
Florida legislators are heading into the third week of their 60-day session where they are ready to start grappling with a state budget that will exceed $80 billion. While passing … Click to Continue »
Luther sold its youth football field to Walmart about three years ago so that the company could build one of its Express stores, using the money from the sale and … Click to Continue »
The monthslong process of constructing a more than $40 billion state budget is about to begin in earnest on Beacon Hill. Republican Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday will unveil his … Click to Continue »
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck reflects on his career of more than 40 years with LAPD, which he has led for more than eight years during a period of budget woes, an uptick in crime and a national outcry over the police killings of black men. He announced he will step down in June.
You'd think President Trump would be solemn the day the federal government shut down over a budget impasse, but instead he used his favorite platform to use jokes laced with sarcasm to describe his feelings. Trump tweeted, "This is the One Year…
How NASA scales down to a skeleton crew when Congress misses a big budget deadline
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the debate over immigration and the budget (all times local):
The University of California is proposing to raise tuition and the student services fee for state residents by 2.7%, an increase of $342 to a total of $12,972 for the 2018-19 academic year. The budget proposal, which UC regents are set to consider Wednesday, would mark the second consecutive tuition...
Former EPA chiefs reflect on policy changes, budget cuts and staffing issues under Pruitt.
John Cassidy on the budget battle between President Trump and Chuck Schumer, along with the Democrats, and the resulting government shutdown.
“Congress prepared to return to work Saturday as negotiators pressed for a budget deal to keep a government shutdown that began at midnight shortlived.,” the Washington Post reports. “Agencies shut down for the first time in more than four years [...]