The Committee's Interior and Environment Appropriations bill now goes before the Senate, where a final federal budget for 2018 will be hammered out in the coming months. The post NEA, NEH, and Smithsonian Would Lose Millions in Funding in House Appropriations Committee Bill appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Hours after the collapse of the Senate GOP’s health plan, Republicans began to move on, with the House Budget Committee releasing a draft budget resolution. The goal: To make that fiscal plan the vehicle for a major tax measure that could pass Congress with no Democratic votes.
The report from Democratic staffers of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee said vital programs could see their budgets slashed.
The new fiscal year begins Saturday and Massachusetts lawmakers have yet to approve a new state budget. A six-member committee made up of members of the Massachusetts House and Senate … Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on deliberations by the House and Senate Armed Services committees over the 2018 defense budget (all times local): The GOP-led House Armed Services Committee has narrowly defeated a bid by Democrats to compel...Show More Summary
The Latest on deliberations by the House and Senate Armed Services committees over the 2018 defense budget (all times local): 4:30 p.m. The Republican-led House Armed Services Committee has approved … Click to Continue »
I had one ear tuned this morning to the webcast of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta’s appearance before a subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee on his Department’s FY 2018 budget request. You never know what bumble bee might be in a lawmaker’s bonnet or how they might use their time to gush about Department-funded pet project…
New Jersey lawmakers have teed up a nearly $35 billion spending plan for a vote Thursday in the Democrat-led Legislature. The Assembly and Senate budget committees approved the spending blueprint … Click to Continue »
The Latest on New Jersey's fiscal year 2018 budget (all times local): 8:40 p.m. The Democrat-led state Senate budget committee has approved legislation to overhaul the state's largest health insurer … Click to Continue »
The Congressional Budget Office and Joint Committee on Taxation have released their analysis of the Senate GOP’s health-care proposal. Bottom line? It ain’t pretty. OVERALL IMPACT…
The Congressional Budget Office will release its score for the Senate's healthcare bill early next week. The report from the CBO and the Joint Committee on taxation will estimate changes to the number of people with healthcare coverage,...Show More Summary
Republicans who control the Wisconsin state Senate want to borrow $850 million to pay for roads, an amount that's too high for Assembly Republicans. Budget committee co-chair Rep. John Nygren … Click to Continue »
Interior secretary Ryan Zinke announced that he plans to cut about 4,000 full-time staff from the department by sometime next year. In his comments before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee June 20 he said that the cuts were necessary to achieve a “balanced budget.” Meanwhile, the...
Today, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testified on the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and before the Senate Appropriations Committee on Foreign Operations.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Tuesday set up the possibility of a government shutdown, and his comments echoed a lot of rhetoric coming from the Trump White House. During a hearing before the Senate Budget Committee, Mnuchin was asked by Democratic Sen. Show More Summary
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (mih-NOO'-shin) agrees with President Donald Trump that there could be such a thing as a "good" government shutdown. Mnuchin told the Senate Budget Committee that "at … Click to Continue »
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is on Capitol Hill today at 10 a.m. ET, addressing the budget appropriations committees for both the House and the Senate. Watch his statements here. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein testifies in budget hearings appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Mattis told the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday that he will provide details on a new strategy for the war in mid-July. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis blamed the inability of Congress to deliver an annual defense budget for what...Show More Summary
As Jeff Sessions prepares to speak before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will take his place before Senate Appropriations Committee in order to discuss the budget for the Justice Department...
Associated Press quotes Senator Alberta Darling (R-River Hills), the influential co-chair of the Wisconsin Legislature’s joint budget committee, as saying Republican leaders still have not reached a consensus about introducing highway tolls in the state, but they continue to discuss the possibility. Show More Summary