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..
U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney was approved for an official senate floor vote on Thursday to be the next White House budget chief.The Republican...
President Donald Trump will have to wait at least one more day before knowing whether his choice for budget chief will be confirmed by the Senate committees reviewing his case. … Click to Continue »
[...] in remarks prepared for a Tuesday appearance before the Senate Budget Committee, the South Carolina Republican says it's too early to say what steps the new administration will take to reduce intractable government deficits. [...]...Show More Summary
President-elect Donald Trump’s choice for White House budget director “failed to pay more than $15,000 in payroll taxes for a household employee, he admitted in a statement to the Senate Budget Committee, the sort of tax compliance issue that has [...]
“The Senate voted 51 to 48 early Thursday to approve a budget resolution instructing House and Senate committees to begin work on legislation to repeal major portions of the Affordable Care Act,” the New York Times reports. “The House is [...]
OBAMACARE // The Republican-led Senate passed a budget resolution 51-48, clearing the first major hurdle to repealing Obamacare. The Senate HELP (Health, Education, Labor and Pensions) Committee and the Finance Committee are tasked with creating repeal legislation by Jan. Show More Summary
This happened today as the new 115th Congress started off with a bang… The new Congress was sworn in on Tuesday, and the first thing it did was prepare to repeal Obamacare. Senate Budget Committee Chair Michael Enzi (R-WY) introduced...Show More Summary
LIVE BY RECONCILIATION, DIE BY RECONCILIATION: Senate Republicans just introduced an Obamacare repeal plan Democrats can’t stop. Senate Budget Committee Chair Michael Enzi (R-WY) introduced a budget resolution Tuesday that includes “reconciliation instructions” that enable Congress to repeal Obamacare with a simple Senate majority. Show More Summary
Just now, the Senate Budget Committee advanced S2851, a bill that would allow the Governor to profit from book deals while in office, as well as providing salary increases for legislative staffers and judges. Instead of de-bundling these initiatives (as...Read more
Prospective Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, currently the chairman of the House Budget Committee, brings a distinctive to-do list to the agency. And, if confirmed by the Senate, he wil...
House and Senate budget leaders are teeing up a vote to repeal most of ObamaCare by Jan. 20, The Hill reports. “The leaders of the House and Senate Budget committees are planning the vote for the first week of January, [...]
BRASILIA (Reuters) - The Senate constitutional affairs committee voted 19-7 on Wednesday to approve the main text of a 20-year ceiling on federal spending proposed by President Michel Temer to reduce Brazil's widening budget deficit...
During a news conference back in mid-October, Paul Ryan warned that if the Republicans lose the senate, the Senate Budget Committee will be chaired by none other than... BERNIE SANDERS! Bernie Sanders is the reason Paul Ryan keeps photos...Show More Summary