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Republicans are hoping the House and Senate will be able to approve a concurrent budget resolution for Fiscal 2016 by the end of the week.
The country’s fiscal and demographic challenges are so large that elected officials in both parties have a responsibility to work together to find bipartisan solutions, according to two Iowa state legislators.
“At times it can seem like there is nothing Democrats and Republicans can agree on,” Rep. Ken Rizer (R-Cedar Rapids) and Dan Kelley (D-Newton) write in a guest column in The Gazette (Cedar Rapids).
Voters are likely to see some budget proposals from presidential candidates in the coming year that might seem more appropriate for Disney’s Fantasyland than the Oval Office.
A bipartisan bill to plug the Highway Trust Fund’s growing shortfall with additional revenue from motor fuels taxes was introduced last week by Reps.
Congressional negotiators presented often-contrasting views on taxes, defense spending, health care, safety net programs and the economy as they held their first formal meeting Monday to
With a 240-179 vote, the House of Representatives passed legislation last week that would repeal the estate tax without offsetting the lost revenue, adding $269 billion to the deficit ove
The Senate Tuesday night overwhelmingly passed bipartisan legislation to permanently fix the formula for determining how physicians are paid under Medicare.
With presidential hopefuls kicking off their official campaigns, voters should keep in mind that the next occupant of the White House must lead the country in putting the government on a