(Reuters) - A committee of Kansas lawmakers will be charged with reconciling differences in legislation passed to plug a $280 million hole in the state's fiscal 2017 budget after the Senate passed a revised version of a House-approved bill late on Thursday. Show More Summary
Virginia's senate majority leader, who is co-chair of the budget committee, is the highest paid adjunct professor at the College of William and Mary. The Daily Press reports (http://bit.ly/2mBoFKy ) … Click to Continue »
A joint statement from leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee declares that they've seen no evidence that Trump Tower was wiretapped during the 2016 election as President Donald Trump has claimed. Michael Flynn received more money from Russian-based businesses than had been previously disclosed. Show More Summary
Trump budget would make big cuts in State Department, EPA March 16, 2017, 11:51 a.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington: Trump proposes $1.1 trillion in spendingNo evidence has surfaced to support Trump's accusation that Obama wiretapped him, congressmen sayNewly...
Update: echoing comments made by Senator Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican who serves on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, the top House Democrat said that the Trump budget proposal is "dead on arrival." Today at 7am,...Show More Summary
The chairman of the House Appropriations Committee says he and his Senate counterpart agree on an opening bid in budget talks with Gov. Doug Ducey's staff. Rep. Don Shooter says … Click to Continue »
The North Dakota legislative appropriation committees have lowered expectations for tax revenue for the current budget cycle due to slumping oil and agriculture economies. House and Senate appropriation committees trimmed … Click to Continue »
Kansas legislators are advancing a new budget-balancing proposal to allow the state to pay its bills through June without cutting public school spending. The Senate Ways and Means Committee unanimously … Click to Continue »
Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.) found fault with House Republicans’ Obamacare replacement law on Monday after a report by the Congressional Budget Office and Joint Committee on Taxation concluded that it would cause 24 million people to lose their insurance. “We need to do better,” Daines said in a statement to The Missoulian about the CBO report. Show More Summary
Senators are offering a bill to fund public schools for 2017-2018, intensifying the question of whether lawmakers will rewrite Mississippi's school funding formula this year. Thursday, the Senate Appropriations Committee … Click to Continue »
House Speaker Paul Ryan and his team plan on beginning the committee work on their Trumpcare legislation Wednesday, planning to jam it through even before it's been scored by the Congressional Budget Office. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is fine with that: "I hope to call it up when we receive it from the House," he said Tuesday morning. Show More Summary
Gov. Charlie Baker's $40.5 billion state budget proposal is about to get its first public airing before state lawmakers. Members of the House and Senate Ways and Means Committees are … Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's budget would eliminate a $600 million-plus state-of-the-art Coast Guard cutter that's a pet priority of the powerful Republican chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee.
Arizona Senate Appropriations Committee 2/14/2017 Yesterday, the Arizona Senate Appropriations Committee passed SB1184 by a vote of 9-1 to reinstate AZGS’ annual operating budget of $941,000 for FY 2018. This appropriation is commensurate with state funding received by the AZGS when it was a separate state agency in FY2016. Show More Summary
North Carolina legislators are getting together to discuss what looks like encouraging state budget prospects for the next two years. Tuesday's joint meeting of the House and Senate appropriations committees … Click to Continue »
The Latest on the Kansas Legislature's debate over increasing income taxes and balancing the state budget (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A Kansas Senate committee has endorsed a bill that … Click to Continue »
Kansas legislative committees are preparing to debate raising income taxes and other budget-balancing moves. The Senate Assessment and Taxation Committee expected to vote Tuesday on a plan from the chamber's … Click to Continue »
The move came over the opposition of Democrats who warn of his support for cutting rising costs of Medicare and increasing the age for claiming Social Security benefits. Republicans suspended Senate committee rules Thursday to muscle...Show More Summary
The Latest on Senate action on President Donald Trump's nominees (all times local): 12:02 a.m. President Donald Trump's pick to run the White House budget office has been approved by … Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON (AP) — Separate Senate committees approve Rep. Mick Mulvaney by party-line votes to lead White House budget office..