The President’s Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) was released this morning and covered a number of issues grabbing the attention of our nation’s manufacturers. While there were a number...
President Obama’s final budget request is full of the bloated bureaucracy we’ve come to expect. The proposal, which is over $4 trillion, places a...
The White House announced that the Obama administration’s proposed national budget for fiscal year 2017 seeks to assure $6.2 billion in assistance to displaced refugees around the world.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack hosted a national media Tuesday call to discuss the Obama administration’s 2017 budget request for USDA programs. “Over the past seven years, USDA has made strides in improving the health of our nation’s...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is requesting $860 million to repair and upgrade our national parks to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. The proposed parks budget -- part of a total Department of the...Show More Summary
More President Obama released his Fiscal Year 2017 Budget on Tuesday, a document that details his policy priorities for not just the coming year, but the nation’s future. It’s a moonshot document to go along with the president’s reach-for-the-stars final year in office. Want proof? Just look at the $4.1 trillion in proposed spending he’s…
Lady Gaga, once best known for meat dresses and big budget music videos, has completed her career rehabilitation. Last night, her performance of the national anthem at Super Bowl 50 hammered home the fact that, beyond American Horror Story and Tony Bennett collaborations, Gaga can sing, and she does it damn well. …Read More
U.S. President Barack Obama will launch a long-shot bid next week to impose a $10-a-barrel tax on crude oil that would fund the overhaul of the nation's aging transportation infrastructure, the White House said on Thursday. The proposed...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON, Feb 4 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will propose a new $10 a barrel fee on oil in his budget plan next week, as the White House seeks to boost the nation's investments in clean transportation projects, the White...Show More Summary
Commodity prices, labour productivity to weigh on national Commonwealth, state balances: Budget Office.
Research into immunotherapy, combination therapy and early detection techniques will be at the center of new programs the administration hopes to create at the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration. Vaccines...Show More Summary
NATO defense cuts slowed sharply in 2015, alliance data showed on Thursday, also revealing a split between big-spending eastern European nations fearful of Russia and others such as Italy that are still reducing their budgets. Russia's...Show More Summary
If you love nature, wildlife and indigenous cultures, you may have thought a National Geographic trip would bust your travel budget. Not anymore. National Geographic Journeys With G Adventures offers 70 affordable, small-group adventures with 16 guests at most. The new partnership with the 25-year...
When household budgets are tight, people tend to put off expensive maintenance projects. So a leaky roof gets patched instead of replaced, or paint is left to peel for a season or two or three longer than a homeowner (not to mention the neighbors) would like. Government agencies do the same thing....
The US Congress will receive a new budget for the Department of Defense that will include investment in the defense capabilities of the European nations and NATO members.
The Kazakh government is assessing different scenarios for its budget as it expects oil prices to drop, Prime Minister Karim Massimov told Sputnik.
Slovakia has been shaken by the resignation of Friedrich Haider as music director of the national opera in the capital, Bratislava. The company is particularly popular with Viennese who, for a short bus ride across the border, can enjoy high-class performances at a fraction of the price they normally pay. Friedrich Haider, who will step […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama tells the nation's mayors that the federal government is investing more money this year to help local governments improve their water systems, and about $80 million will go to Michigan. Obama also says the federal government will spend about $1 billion to help cities deal with global warming.
Slashing the budget of the National Security Agency is the most effective way to stop the agency from spying on US citizens, former NSA analyst turned whistleblower William Binney told Sputnik News.
Lawmakers in Japan have adopted an extra budget adding an equivalent of $28 billion for fiscal year 2015 to boost welfare services and the farm sector, and to soften the impact of the controversial US-led TPP trade agreement, national media reported Wednesday.