Budget

Ben Carson, who once spent more than $31,000 on a dining room set for his HUD office, had the audacity to judge President Joe Biden's $6 trillion budget.

Including previously introduced proposals such as investments in infrastructure, jobs, childcare and early childhood education, the new Biden budget seeks to reposition Americans socially and economically.

While many of us are well aware that eating healthy is the right thing to do, the price tag (or our perception of the price…

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A weather forecaster says he may have to live off the money he’s been setting aside for a Caribbean vacation. A worker in Washington hopes to polish his resume so he can retire from public service and work in the private sector. An accountant wonders if she can put off her […]

WASHINGTON — The Democratic-led Senate on Wednesday emphatically rejected a budget-slashing House spending bill as too draconian. It then immediately killed a rival Democratic plan that was derided by moderate Democrats as too timid in its drive to cut day-to-day agency budgets.

MADISON — An email exchange released Tuesday by Gov. Scott Walker shows concessions his office is willing to give on some aspects of the proposal, raising hope that a solution to the three week stand-off in Wisconsin may not be far off. ALSO READ: WBW Honors: Medgar Evers CNN reports: The e-mails showed ideas and […]

WASHINGTON — Moving quickly, House Republicans are taking another whack at federal spending on the day after a State of the Union address in which President Barack Obama pronounced the country “poised for progress” and beckoned lawmakers of both parties to make job creation their common goal.

Malcolm X once said that the one man you should be most afraid of is a man who is willing to die for what he believes. When it comes to tackling the enormous deficits that are affecting our cities, counties, states and this country, we need politicians who are willing to lose their jobs at […]

In yet another sign of growing fiscal problems for states and municipalities, Detroit may be cutting key services in certain portions of the city, the WSJ reports.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When state budget cuts imperiled city schools, a group of parents fought back by enlisting Hollywood stars to spread a message targeting one of their own, Gov. Arnold Schwarzeneggar.

While the Tea Partiers are complaining about taxes and health care today. Let’s not forget where most of our tax dollars go to. As of today the costs of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq is more than $983 billion. That means on average, every tax payer has paid an average cost of $6,533 dollars. […]