The White House compiled the numbers from federal agencies and its own budget office. The numbers reflect the impact of the cuts this year. Unless Congress acts by Friday, $85 billion in cuts are set to take effect from March-September.
A few days after Washington lawmakers approved a budget deal to lower state spending last year, small-government Rep. Gary Alexander got $40.60 worth of dry cleaning done.
Lawmakers returned to the Capitol Monday for a new legislative session facing a roughly $1 billion budget shortfall for the upcoming two-year budget, not counting money they will need to spend to improve funding for education.
Seattle’s mayor wants to hire 10 new police officers, invest in new video equipment for police cars and buy a gunshot-locator system.
Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.
A group of Catholic nuns have started a bus tour challenging the Ryan budget plan and its cuts to social programs.
A key Oregon legislative panel voted Wednesday to spare the jobs of 19 corrections officers and other prison officials that had been on the chopping block.
Members of the state’s House of Representatives have been ordered back to Olympia as the latest special session draws near its end.
Janeane Garofalo, Brian Beutler, the Unmasking of Paul Ryan: The Majority Report w/ Sam Seder 3/21/12
Today on The Majority Report: Brian Beutler from Talking Points Memo on Paul Ryan’s budget, change in Obama’s willingness to negotiate and what’s in store for lame duck session. Plus, Janeane “Katherine Harris” Garofalo breaks from […]
Lawmakers will come back to Olympia on Wednesday this week, after they couldn’t agree on a supplemental budget plan before the regular 60-day legislative session ended at midnight Thursday.