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"Shithole": The Word That Could Shutdown A $4 Trillion Federal Government

As the mainstream media once again loses its collective mind over Trump's "shithole" comment, Congress, after .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 12th, 2018

What"s in the federal spending bill for New Mexico

The country avoided a second federal government shutdown this calendar year. After Congress passed a $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill Thursday, President Donald Trump tweeted Friday morning he was considering vetoing the bill, which would have .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 23rd, 2018

US budget deficit to top $1 trillion in 2019, budget experts say

As the U.S. Congress limps toward the likely passage next week of another stopgap spending bill to avert a government shutdown, a Washington think tank has estimated the federal budget deficit is on track to blow through $1 trillion in 2019......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 29th, 2018

US budget deficit to top $1 trillion in 2019, budget experts say

As the U.S. Congress limps toward the likely passage next week of another stopgap spending bill to avert a government shutdown, a Washington think tank has estimated the federal budget deficit is on track to blow through $1 trillion in 2019......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 29th, 2018

U.S. budget deficit to top $1 trillion in 2019: budget experts

As the U.S. Congress limps toward the likely passage next week of another stopgap spending bill to avert a government shutdown, a Washington think tank has estimated the federal budget deficit is on track to blow through $1 trillion in 2019......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 29th, 2018

Trump Relishes Off-Script Approach

President Donald Trump signed a $1.3 trillion spending bill but not before leaving both his staff and lawmakers on edge for four hours by tweeting he might veto it and trigger a government shutdown......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjMar 24th, 2018

"Unhappy" Trump Signs $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill

After a late 1:30 pm start to the hastily organized afternoon press conference, President Donald Trump signed a $1.3 trillion spending measure Friday averting a government shutdown at midnight, acting just hours after sayi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 23rd, 2018

Congress approves $1.3 trillion government funding bill, averting government shutdown

Alex Wong/Getty Images Congress has approved a $1.3 trillion measure bestowing hefty increases on military and domestic programs. It gives President Donald Trump just a nibble of the money he’s wanted to build.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 23rd, 2018

Congress Passes Mammoth Spending Bill, Averts Shutdown

The Senate passed a $1.3 trillion spending bill, acting to avert a government shutdown with less than 24 hours to spare and bringing to a close a messy negotiating process over the sprawling measure......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 23rd, 2018

Senate OKs $1.3 trillion for defense, domestic programs, sending measure to Trump and averting weekend federal shutdown

Senate OKs $1.3 trillion for defense, domestic programs, sending measure to Trump and averting weekend federal shutdown......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 23rd, 2018

The US pension system has gotten so bad that Congress is planning for its failure

Allison Shelley/Getty Images Congress added a provision into the new budget deal that uses federal funds to bail out hundreds of pension plans. The government is facing a $7 trillion funding gap in its pensions.  One study found c.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 22nd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Congressional leaders agree on $1.3 trillion spending bill to avert shutdown

Congressional leaders reached an agreement Wednesday night on a spending bill that would fund the government until October, ending a protracted negotiation that left lawmakers little time to pass it before the currents funding expires at week’s end......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2018

WE"VE GOT A DEAL: Congress just released a massive $1.3 trillion plan to avoid a government shutdown

J. Scott Applewhite/AP Images Congress is racing to avoid another government shutdown on Friday. Leaders released a 2,232-page funding bill on Wednesday to avert one. While the bill would provide funding for a slew of pr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 21st, 2018

Deal reached on $1.3 trillion government spending bill

Congressional negotiators agreed on a $1.3 trillion spending bill late Wednesday, that would avert a government shutdown Saturday. The bill includes $1......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2018

Congress is closing in on a massive $1.3 trillion plan to avoid a government shutdown— here"s what"s in it

J. Scott Applewhite/AP Images Congress is racing to avoid another government shutdown Friday. The final deal is not completed, but leaders have agreed on a few key issues. While the bill provides funding for a slew of programs, .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 21st, 2018

Talks on spending bill drag on as shutdown deadline nears

Talks over a $1.3 trillion government spending bill drag on as congressional negotiators find themselves tangled in side issues ahead of a Friday deadline......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 21st, 2018

The government is facing another government shutdown in 5 days — and the massive budget deal to avoid it may hit some snags

Bill Pugliano/Getty Images The federal government will shut down Friday unless a spending bill is passed. The deal should be reached after the budget agreement in February set the spending caps for the government. Potential additi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 19th, 2018

Government Shutdown Odds Hit 25% As GOP Unveils $1.2 Trillion Spending Bill

After passing its fifth continuing resolution since inauguration day early last month, Democratic and Republican lawmakers promised that this would be the last time - and that, when it came time to a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 19th, 2018

US Debt To Hit $30 Trillion In 2028 Under Trump Budget

On Friday, with the US on the verge of another government shutdown and debt ceiling breach (with the agreement reached only after the midnight hour, literally) Moody's warned T.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 12th, 2018

Trump Budget Sees US Debt Hitting $30 Trillion In 2028

On Friday, with the US on the verge of another government shutdown and debt ceiling breach (with the agreement reached only after the midnight hour, literally) Moody's warned T.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 12th, 2018

Trump to unveil $1.5T infrastructure plan

The plan to use $200 billion in federal funds to try to stimulate $1.5 trillion in infrastructure improvements over 10 year could reshape how the federal government funds roads, bridges, highways and other infrastructure......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 11th, 2018