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

    Is Trump's $28 Billion Bailout Paying Farmers Too Much?

    By Michael Rainey

    The Trump administration is spending $28 billion to bail out farmers hurt by the president’s trade war with China – a huge sum that some experts say overestimates the economic losses inflicted by the...

  • New Trump Food Stamp Rule Will Cut 700,000 from Program

    By Michael Rainey

    The White House said Wednesday that it has finalized a rule that will tighten work requirements for participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. The new rule could result...

  • The Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Tennessee returns to Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Georgia in this handout photo

    Navy Awards Largest Shipbuilding Contract Ever

    By Michael Rainey

    The U.S. Navy awarded a contract Monday worth more than $22 billion to build nine new attack submarines. The agreement with General Dynamics Electric Boat includes an option for a 10 th sub, which...

  • Dome of the U.S. Capitol Building

    On Congress’s To-Do List: Prevent a Shutdown in 18 Days

    Congressional appropriators back from their Thanksgiving recess have just three weeks to hammer out details on dozens of policy differences over federal funding for fiscal year 2020, which started on...

  • A homeless woman sits on a bench few blocks away from the White House in downtown Washington

    Chart of the Day: Record Low Poverty Rate

    By Michael Rainey

    The extensive array of government assistance programs — including Social Security, unemployment insurance, veterans’ benefits, nutritional aid, rental assistance and the Earned Income Tax Credit —...

Budget Directory

Tags
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 4:30am
Monday, August 5, 2013 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 5:26pm
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 4:01am
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 4:04am
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 3:48pm
Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 4:30am
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 4:05am
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 8:32pm
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 5:14am
Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 8:34pm
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 - 5:30am
Sunday, December 30, 2012 - 5:02am
Thursday, December 27, 2012 - 5:08am
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 5:06am
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 5:03am
Monday, December 10, 2012 - 5:07am
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 11:01pm
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 5:08am
Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 5:04am
Sunday, October 28, 2012 - 5:54am
Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 4:34pm
Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 4:08am
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 4:03am
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 4:01am
Friday, October 5, 2012 - 4:09am
Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 4:50pm
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 12:11am
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 5:00am
Thursday, February 11, 2010 - 5:30am