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All posts tagged "budget"

  • Ryan Lays Out Budget Options to Divided House Republicans

    WASHINGTON – Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday delivered a message to conservatives unhappy with last year’s pact with President Barack Obama that boosted spending for the Pentagon and domestic agencies: You’re stuck with it. Ryan is facing...

    • Posted February 12, 2016
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  • Portugal’s Fellow Euro States Keep Wary Eye on its Budget

    BRUSSELS – Portugal’s fellow states in the 19-nation eurozone are keeping a wary eye on its new government’s plans to roll back budget austerity measures, with the bloc’s top executive and Germany both warning the country not...

    • Posted February 11, 2016
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  • Obama Unveils Record $4.1 Trillion Election-Year Budget

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Tuesday unveiled a record $4.1 trillion, election-year budget that finances Democratic priorities like education, health care and climate change with new taxes on crude oil, the wealthy and big banks. The...

    • Posted February 9, 2016
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  • Obama’s Fiscal 2017 Budget Proposal Includes Puerto Rico-Related Measures

    SAN JUAN — As part of his administration’s fiscal year 2017 budget proposal, President Barack Obama is asking Congress to include several measures aimed at improving Puerto Rico’s treatment under federal healthcare and tax-credit programs. The proposal also...

    • Posted February 9, 2016
  • A Look at Obama’s Final Budget Proposal

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama proposed a record $4.1 trillion budget on Tuesday. Here’s a look at each agency and department: AGRICULTURE Up or down? Down 5.3 percent Highlight: -Obama’s budget for the Agriculture Department includes a...

    • Posted February 9, 2016
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  • Timing is Everything: Obama’s Budget same Day as NH Primary

    WASHINGTON – The main thing to know about President Barack Obama’s final, $4 trillion budget is that it comes on the same day as the New Hampshire primary, ensuring it gets minimal attention with all the focus...

    • Posted February 8, 2016
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  • Price Tag for Biden Cancer ‘Moonshot’ at $1B in Obama Budget

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama will ask Congress for $755 million for cancer research in his upcoming budget, the White House said Monday, bringing the total price tag for Vice President Joe Biden’s cancer “moonshot” to $1...

    • Posted February 1, 2016
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  • Budget Fight Leaves Illinois Stuck with Overdue Bills

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Friday afternoon email read with remarkable alacrity, given its message: The trip to a Springfield store to buy all-purpose Fabuloso Cleaner for the Secretary of State’s office was for naught. “They would not...

    • Posted January 31, 2016
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  • Gov’t FY 2016 Budget now $9.3B; Audited Statements may be Released by end of Month

    SAN JUAN – The Puerto Rico government budget for fiscal year 2016, which ends June 30, has been adjusted, from $9.8 billion to $9.27 billion, mainly as a result of lower than expected revenue entering the commonwealth...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
  • Germany Balances Budget for 2nd Straight Year in 2015

    BERLIN – The Germany government says it has balanced its budget for the second consecutive year in 2015. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative party has made ending new borrowing a key plank of its economic policy. The government...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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