Although Congress managed to keep the government open as Fiscal 2016 began last Thursday, lawmakers quickly received a troubling reminder of another approaching fiscal crisis: A letter fr
The administration is threatening to veto defense policy legislation that House and Senate lawmakers recently negotiated because it includes nearly $40 billion in additional war funding t
Ed Rendell, former Pennsylvania governor, and Paul Stebbins, former chairman of World Fuel Services Corp., recently stressed in Iowa the importance of the public and presidential candidat
With the next fiscal year starting Thursday, the Senate on Monday cleared the way for quick passage of a stop-gap funding measure to keep the government open through Dec. 11.
The Republican presidential candidates all say they favor a balanced budget. But Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert L. Bixby notes that over five hours of televised debate earlier this month, not one of the candidates was asked to explain how this would be accomplished.
Following up on his retirement announcement Friday, House Speaker John Boehner expressed frustration this week with the “unrealistic” views of Republican critics who say their congression
As lawmakers continue to struggle over appropriations for the fiscal year that starts a week from Thursday, it is clear they will need to find some compromises to avoid a government shutd
Although the Department of Transportation (DOT) announced last week that the Highway Trust Fund will not be exhausted until mid-2016, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is warning lawm
Old habits die hard; for the House Ways and Means Committee, the pesky habit is trying to extend expired tax breaks without paying for them.