Tag: National budgets

Myanmar parliament approves $15M for Rakhine border fence

BANGKOK — Myanmar's parliament has approved a budget of about $15 million for the construction of a fence and related projects along the border...
Why millennials should care about Medicare right now

Medicare provides basic health care to one out of six Americans, most of them 65 and older. Even people decades away from retirement, though,...
EU leaders can’t agree yet on post-Brexit budget

BRUSSELS — European Union leaders are unlikely to agree this year on a new multiyear budget that will plug a huge funding gap caused...
GOP-led push for Medicaid expansion faces roadblocks

RICHMOND, Va. — Even with new support from key GOP leaders, Medicaid expansion in Virginia still faces serious roadblocks. ...
EU leaders prepare life without Britain, mull future ties

BRUSSELS — European Union leaders meet without Britain Friday looking to plug a major budget hole after Brexit and endorse a plan to streamline...
South Africa’s FM under scrutiny ahead of Cabinet reshuffle

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa's finance minister has announced the first increase in the value-added tax in a quarter-century as the country seeks to bring...
Senate advances road spending plan based on diverting money

JACKSON, Miss. — State senators are moving ahead with a six-year plan to divert future revenue and borrow money to spend on Mississippi's roads...
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PARIS — French investigators have dropped an investigation into rape accusations against President Emmanuel Macron's budget minister, citing a lack of evidence. ...
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OLYMPIA, Wash. — As lawmakers prepare to unveil their supplemental budget proposals next week they received good news Thursday about state revenue projections that...
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — State employees could see their first pay raise in a decade under a proposed budget approved by a Senate committee. ...

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