By David M. Drucker | 04/03/14 05:27 AM
In rolling out his fourth spending proposal as House Budget Committee chairman, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan returned to a familiar Republican theme -- one that underscores a political vulnerability and reveals a lingering frustration. Particularly on the issue of health care, but also on jobs,...
04/02/14 11:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A budget plan stuffed with familiar proposals to cut across a wide swath of the federal budget breezed through the House Budget Committee on Wednesday, but its sharp cuts to health care coverage for the middle class and the poor, food stamps and popular domestic programs are...
04/02/14 05:00 PM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's new budget will cut business and estate taxes over the next several years, lowering the corporate tax rate to 6.5 percent in 2016 while raising tax exemptions for inherited wealth by about $1 million annually to $5.25 million in 2017. With the Cuomo...
By Rebecca Berg | 04/02/14 04:30 PM
On the heels of a new federal budget plan unveiled Tuesday by Republican Rep. Paul Ryan, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair Steve Israel is predicting the proposal "will be the defining issue in the midterm elections."
By Charlie Spiering | 04/02/14 10:30 AM
On "Fox and Friends" Wednesday morning, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., responded to former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin's criticism of his new budget proposal as a "joke."
By Andrew Taylor | 04/02/14 08:19 AM
House Republicans are pressing ahead with a slashing plan to try to balance the budget within 10 years, relying on big decreases in health care programs for the middle class and the poor, as well as tax hikes and Medicare cuts engineered by President Barack Obama.
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/01/14 12:07 PM
The White House on Tuesday quickly panned the new budget proposal from Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., saying it would slow the nation's economic recovery and hurt the middle class. “To build real, lasting economic security for the middle class, the President and Democrats in Congress have a plan to...
By Joseph Lawler | 04/01/14 11:14 AM
The Republican budget released Tuesday morning by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan includes projections that count on added revenue from faster economic growth -- a method often referred to as “dynamic” scoring.
By Susan Ferrechio | 04/01/14 10:31 AM
Rep. Paul Ryan on Tuesday raised the curtain on his ten-year budget blueprint, unveiling a plan that balances the budget, reforms Medicare and Medicaid and simplifies the tax code.
By Philip Klein | 04/01/14 10:30 AM
Throughout his political career, House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., has alternated between being the Republican Party's courageous idea man and serving as one of its loyal soldiers.
By Charles Hoskinson | 04/01/14 09:14 AM
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan is set to release a spending plan Tuesday that Republican leaders say would balance the budget in 10 years. As the Washington Examiner's Susan Ferrechio reported March 21, the plan is likely to build off his fiscal 2012 and 2013 proposals, with the...
By Associated Press | 04/01/14 08:53 AM
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to cut about half of the city's pension debt would raise property taxes while increasing the amount of money city workers contribute to their retirement.
By Associated Press | 03/31/14 09:44 AM
DAVIE, Fla. — College officials and immigrant advocates are pushing for state legislation that would let undocumented students in Florida pay in-state college tuition rates. University administrators, students and lawmakers will discuss several tuition proposals Thursday at a Broward College...
By Associated Press | 03/31/14 08:21 AM
Republican Greg Abbott is ready to shift the Texas governor's race back to education — but not over classroom spending cuts.
03/31/14 08:21 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — A city of Minneapolis plan to make available its databases to the public could lead to new cellphone apps, and help make city government more efficient. The city has more than 450 different electronic databases that track everything from budgets to crime statistics to street...
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