Conflict over military funding returns to Capitol Hill as appropriators and some defense hawks spar over using a special account supporting combat operations to increase defense spending
A top priority for lawmakers before leaving Capitol Hill next month for the presidential nominating conventions is reconciling differences over funding to combat the Zika virus.
Many millennials have high hopes for the future that include addressing climate change, pioneering improvements in health care, making college more affordable and keeping the country strong.
But Chase Hagaman, New England regional director for The Concord Coalition, says millennials “must also grapple with some unpleasant realities that previous generations have handed us: massive government debt and unsustainable long-term fiscal policies.”
Lawmakers continued to struggle with 2017 spending legislation before their Memorial Day recess began, with the House last week overwhelmingly rejecting a measure for energy and water pro
New research from experts at the Urban Institute could change the way policymakers view the corporate income tax and might have a major impact on corporate tax reform efforts.
The Obama administration is threatening to veto defense policy legislation passed by the House last week that contains a war-funding gimmick.
The House and Senate made some progress last week on appropriations legislation for the coming fiscal year despite continued uncertainty over ultimate spending levels that should have been established more than a month ago in a congressional budget resolution.
Some House lawmakers are attempting to increase defense funding above the caps set by a recent bipartisan agreement through questionable alterations in a special fund for war spending.
Experts from across the political spectrum warned of the harmful consequences of unsustainable budget policies at the Peter G.
The Treasury Department has rejected a restructuring plan for the Central States Pension Fund that would have cut benefits for thousands of retired Teamsters.