- Budget office: Wage boost would cost firms $15B Updated: Apr-17-14 2:37 pm
- CBO on Obama budget: Higher deficits than claimed Updated: Apr-17-14 1:12 pm
- CBO: Deficits to drift lower on lower health costs Updated: Apr-14-14 4:58 pm
- Report projects health care costs to dip slightly Updated: Apr-14-14 1:55 pm
WASHINGTON - A Senate Democratic bill gradually increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 hourly would require private businesses to spend $15 billion more in salaries when it takes full effect in 2017, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Thursday.
WASHINGTON - A report released Thursday by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says President Barack Obama's budget request would mean significantly larger budget deficits than the White House claims.
WASHINGTON - A congressional report released Monday predicts slightly smaller deficits both this year and over the coming decade, with lower spending on federal health care spending being the main reason.
WASHINGTON - The Affordable Care Act's health insurance subsidies will cost a little less than previously thought, according to a new report released Monday.