Health Care Primer
The United States health care system is larger than the gross domestic product of all but five other nations.
President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts to federal agencies are about to strike out in Congress again.
Congress rushed through a budget package last week that will increase spending in the current fiscal year while adding hundreds of billions of dollars to the debt over the next decade by
The expensive tax breaks that lawmakers have been considering tend to get renewed annually.
Congressional negotiators have indicated they are making substantial progress on deals that would cover spending plans for the rest of Fiscal 2016 and the extension of a number of tax breaks for businesses and individuals.
With the fiscal year already two and a half months old, the $1.1 trillion spending plan is long overdue. To avoid a government shutdown, lawmakers last week moved their self-imposed deadline for a deal to this Wednesday, and another delay is likely this week as lawmakers consider whatever legislative proposals emerge from the negotiations.