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
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 8:00pm
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 4:15am
Monday, July 27, 2015 - 10:15am
Friday, July 17, 2015 - 5:09pm
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 9:15am
Monday, March 30, 2015 - 10:15am
Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 1:00pm
Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 10:15am
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 10:15am
Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 9:47pm
Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 12:20pm
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 10:30am
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 6:01pm
Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 11:30am
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 3:15pm
Friday, December 12, 2014 - 8:00pm
Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 10:00pm
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 10:15am
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 1:00pm
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 9:10pm
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 4:15pm
Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 10:45am
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 10:45am
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 10:00am
Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 9:30am
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 10:15am
Monday, September 22, 2014 - 4:15pm
Monday, September 22, 2014 - 9:45am
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 10:15am
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 9:30am
Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 12:00am
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 10:15am
Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 5:15pm
Friday, August 22, 2014 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 6:11pm