Obama Budget Cuts

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration wants agencies to propose ways of cutting spending by 10 percent or more in the 2013 budget year. In a letter released Thursday, White House budget chief Jacob Lew told agency heads to submit financial blueprints with spending at least 5 percent below this year’s levels. He also asked them […]

WASHINGTON D.C. – The recent budget passed by President Obama and congress will have very negative effect on the poorest and most vulnerable citizens of our nation. Also Read: 25 Black Women You Should Know The Huffington Post reports: Key highlights include: $600 million in cuts to community health centers. $414 million in cuts to […]

Roland Martin talks with CBC Chairman Emanuel Cleaver about the GOP’s budget cuts and President Obama’s budget.

WASHINGTON — Republicans are mocking President Obama’s $3.73 trillion budget for 2012 for waving feebly at historically huge federal deficits. As if to show how it should be done, they are ready to start muscling their own package of deep cuts in domestic spending through the House.

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama, less than two months after signing tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans into law, is proposing a budget to congress that attacks programs that assist the working poor, help the needy heat their homes, expand access to graduate-level education and undermine that type of community-based organizations that gave the president […]