WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he will never sign another foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus government-wide spending bill like the one he did in March. His message to lawmakers in both parties: Get your act together before the next budget lands on my desk. After a brief government shutdown earlier this year, […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unveiled a $4.4 trillion budget for next year that heralds an era of $1 trillion-plus federal deficits and — unlike the plan he released last year — never comes close to promising a balanced ledger even after 10 years. The growing deficits reflect, in great part, the impact of […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress’ official budget analysts have eased one stumbling block to lawmakers’ fight over renewing a program that provides health insurance for nearly 9 million low-income children. The Congressional Budget Office says a Senate bill adding five years of financing to the program would cost $800 million. Previously, the analysts estimated it would […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — There will be some familiar but stubborn clashes facing lawmakers Wednesday as Congress begins its 2018 session staring at the year’s first potential calamity — an election-year government shutdown unless there’s a bipartisan spending pact by Jan. 19. Looking to prevent a closure of federal agencies, top White House officials planned to […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans struggled to complete work on a sweeping tax proposal, delaying its public release by a day as President Donald Trump set an ambitious, by-Christmas timetable for passage of the legislation. The GOP tax-writers strained to make last-minute changes to the proposed legislation, working Tuesday through the day and night to […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders Thursday scrambled to overcome pockets of resistance in order to muscle through a GOP budget plan that would pave the way for a 10-year, $1.5 trillion tax cut measure that’s now the highest priority of President Donald Trump and his GOP allies. A close vote is assured amid opposition from […]
Popular budgeting advice like the 50/30/20 rule — which allows a set percentage of income to necessities, wants and needs — is meaningless for people whose paychecks go up and down. Freelancers, the self-employed, and those who depend on tips or commissions can have a great-paying month or a bad one, and that leaves them […]
Trump's budget plan promises to balance the federal budget by the end of a 10-year window, but the bulk of his plan seems to fall on the backs of the poor, disabled and working poor.
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