Tag: National budgets

US budget deficit totals $138.5 billion in November

WASHINGTON — The federal government collected a record amount of tax income for the month of November and also had a record level of...
Trump signs $700 billion military budget into law

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed into law a sweeping defense policy bill that authorizes a $700 billion budget for the military,...
In tax push, Trump’s team uses a dubious growth estimate

WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department just gave Republicans ammunition that their tax cuts would pay for themselves. ...
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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has joined 20 other Republican governors in calling for GOP leaders in Congress to approve a sweeping rewrite...
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HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe's new government plans to reduce diplomatic missions and ban first-class travel for everyone but the president as it tries to...
The Latest: White House encourages short-term spending fix

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the budget battle in Congress (all times local): ...
Congress seems on track to avert weekend government shutdown

WASHINGTON — Despite incendiary words from President Donald Trump, Congress seemed on track Wednesday to approving legislation that would avert a partial government shutdown...
Freedom Caucus deals brush-back pitch to House GOP leaders

WASHINGTON — The House Freedom Caucus has been on its best behavior these past few months. The group of about three dozen hard-right Republicans...
The Latest: White House working on avoiding shutdown

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Congress and the budget (all times local): ...
Q&A: Tax bill impacts ‘Obamacare’ and potentially Medicare

WASHINGTON — The tax overhaul Republicans are pushing toward final votes in Congress could undermine the Affordable Care Act's health insurance markets and over...

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