Donald Trump, the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination, will discuss his federal budget plans in a live studio interview at 5 p.m.
Dealing with the federal debt should be a top priority for the presidential candidates, according to a new paper by Robert L.
Congress continues to work on overdue spending legislation for the fiscal year that began Oct.
With the federal budget on an unsustainable path, Iowa residents should press presidential candidates to explain what they plan to do about it, according to a guest column in the Waterloo
After reauthorizing transportation programs for three weeks late last month, lawmakers are once again poised to pass another short-term extension to give themselves more time to negotiate
Republican presidential candidate George Pataki said in a Fiscal Fridays interview last week that he would substantially reduce government overall and cut tax rates even as he bo
With a Democratic presidential debate scheduled Saturday in Iowa, a former member of Congress from the state takes the candidates in both parties to task for failing to focus more on the
Rep. Scott Rigell (R-Va.) has proposed legislation that would replace 75 percent of the sequester cuts scheduled under current law with a mix of reforms in “mandatory” spending programs and additional revenue from limiting certain tax breaks.
“In the aftermath of the bipartisan budget agreement, ideas like those in the Rigell plan could serve as models for long-term, bipartisan fiscal reform efforts in Congress,” says Phil LaRue, director of government relations for The Concord Coalition, in a new blog post.
In a new interview series, Republican presidential candidate John Kasich discussed his plans to revamp federal spending programs, make major changes in the tax code and eventually balance the budge
Emphasizing the nation’s fiscal challenges, Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert L.