Budget
  • District of Columbia

    Are Tax Cuts or Spending Hikes Driving the Deficit?

    By Michael Rainey

    Republican tax cut enthusiasts are generally unwilling to link the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to the rapidly growing federal deficit, preferring instead to point the finger at spending increases that...

  • Germany Mulls a ‘Shadow Budget’ to Add Debt

    By Michael Rainey

    With its economy on the verge of recession and interest rates at historical lows, German officials are looking into ways to evade the strict limits placed on federal spending. Germany’s so-called “...

  • Senator Shelby (R-AL) speaks to reporters after a vote in Washington

    Senate Spending Talks Go Off the Rails Amid Disagreements on Abortion, Border Wall

    Senators racing to move appropriations bills for fiscal year 2020 stumbled out of the gate Tuesday, tripped up by disagreements over abortion-related “poison pills” and funding for President Trump’s...

  • A red traffic light stands in front of the U.S. Capitol building in Washington

    Deficit Tops $1 Trillion

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    The annual federal budget deficit rose above $1 trillion in August, the Congressional Budget Office said Monday. The deficit reached $1,067 billion in the first 11 months of the 2019 fiscal year,...

  • FILE PHOTO: A combine drives over stalks of soft red winter wheat during the harvest on a farm in Dixon, Illinois

    Is Trump’s Farmer Bailout Legal?

    By Michael Rainey

    Senior Trump administration officials are reportedly concerned that the president’s $28 billion bailout for farmers hurt by his trade war exceeds the limits of the Commodity Credit Corporation, the...

Budget Directory

Tags
Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 10:00am
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 5:00am
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 4:00am
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 4:00am
Friday, October 14, 2011 - 8:38pm
Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 7:12pm
Friday, August 19, 2011 - 4:00am
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 6:14pm
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - 6:08pm
Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 4:00am
Thursday, July 21, 2011 - 4:00am
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 - 4:01am
Thursday, July 7, 2011 - 4:23pm
Thursday, June 23, 2011 - 9:58pm
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 10:59pm
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 - 9:30am
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 9:30am
Monday, October 11, 2010 - 4:30pm
Thursday, September 2, 2010 - 4:01pm
Thursday, May 20, 2010 - 10:28pm
Sunday, May 16, 2010 - 10:35pm
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 - 4:00am
Wednesday, April 7, 2010 - 10:08pm
Thursday, April 1, 2010 - 4:00am
Friday, March 19, 2010 - 4:30am
Thursday, March 11, 2010 - 11:04pm
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 - 2:30pm
Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 3:00pm
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 - 12:00pm
Thursday, February 11, 2010 - 5:30am

Pages