Posts Tagged ‘budget’

The budget roadshow continues

With help from Shawn Ness New from New York Happening now: Gov. Kathy Hochul and New York City Mayor Eric Adams continued their post-budget happy tour. Police are unhappy the budget didn’t take further steps to toughen bail laws. Adams said Donald Trump might want to look at the crime stats before blasting his native […]

A state budget in sight

With help from Shawn Ness New from New York Happening now: The budget end is nearing, but probably not until the weekend. The Indian Point owner is suing over being blocked from dumping into the Hudson River.  Arrests were made after people jumped the stage at a Mayor Eric Adams event. A breakdown of energy […]

A new twist: Hackers hold up the budget

With help from Shawn Ness New from New York Happening now: A cyberattack roiled the state Capitol amid budget negotiations. Republicans responded to the latest budget deals and its opaqueness. City Hall is facing questions over a new, prominent hire. A deal for a two-year extension of mayoral control is under new scrutiny. DAYS THE […]

How your 401(k) ate the federal budget

Five months before Congress faced a near-catastrophic standoff over the debt ceiling, with Republicans demanding restrictions to food and Medicaid programs to rein in spending, a bill that raised the cost of private retirement savings accounts to $282 billion per year was quietly signed into law. In this era of deeply divided politics, the 2022 […]

White House calls out House’s conservative caucus budget for ‘extreme’ abortion proposals

The White House on Friday called out the Republican Study Committee’s (RSC) budget proposal for backing legislation that would put strict restrictions on abortion access. The group, which comprises nearly 80 percent of all House Republicans, proposed a budget that endorses the Life at Conception Act, which would implement protections for unborn humans. Democrats argue… […]

Biden to call on Congress to pass budget with $258B in housing investments

President Biden to call on Congress to pass his budget that includes $258 billion in housing investments while he is in Nevada on Tuesday. The president is set to give remarks in Las Vegas, where he will outline that his plan includes mortgage relief credit, which would provide middle-class first-time homebuyers with a tax credit… […]

Biden Considers Tapping Into US Army’s Budget To Aid Ukraine

US president Joe Biden is reportedly looking for alternative ways to fund Ukraine as his foreign aid bill remains stalled in Congress. According to a report this week by Bloomberg, the US government is considering tapping into the US Army budget to provide Ukraine with the military aid it keeps demanding. BYPASS THE CENSORS Sign […]

The state budget: What they’re saying

Gov. Kathy Hochul presented her state budget Tuesday for the fiscal year that starts April 1. | Mike Groll/Office of Governor Kathy Hochul Legislative leaders had a generally amicable response to Gov. Kathy Hochul’s budget presentation on Tuesday — for now. “I like the fact that most of the time we are talking about the […]

The Best Cutting Boards for Every Budget

People like to make fun of “knife guys,” pointing out (pun intended, thanks) that they can be obsessive when it comes to the minutiae of steel types, handle styles, and blades’ edges and bevel options. It’s true that there are many, many kinds of knives to choose from, and the selection can be overwhelming. (That […]

Top House Budget Dem: I’m ‘Very Open to’ Re-Freezing Iran Prisoner Swap Money

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Claman Countdown,” House Budget Committee Ranking Member Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-PA) stated that he is “very open to” re-freezing the $6 billion in Iranian assets unfrozen under a prisoner swap brokered by Source

Fireworks! Matt Gaetz Goes Toe to Toe With Maria Bartiromo Over Speaker McCarthy and GOP Budget Battle (Video)

Fireworks! Matt Gaetz Goes Toe to Toe With Maria Bartiromo Over Speaker McCarthy and GOP Budget Battle (Video) Source

Rep. Clyburn criticizes McCarthy amid GOP budget fight: “Like the tail wagging the dog’

Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.), a senior leader among House Democrats, criticized Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) for acting beholden to the interests of the most conservative wing in his party amid threats of a government shutdown. “I don’t see how we can [take McCarthy at his word] because he just demonstrated that he’s not keeping his… […]

Public NUMBS as government DEBT BOMB explodes to $33T, annual budget DEFICIT approaches $2T

(NaturalNews) The United States gross national debt just exceeded $33 trillion on Friday, September 15, three months after the federal government’s debt eclipsed… Source

House GOP unveils budget with trillions in cuts to medicaid, food benefits, and more

The Republican proposal would cut federal discretionary spending by nearly $5 trillion over the next decade. Source

House Judiciary Chair Jim Jordan wants government budget deal to include ban on federal funding of censorship activities

(NaturalNews) House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan of Ohio is demanding that a deal with the Democrats and the White House over the budget of the next… Source

The Best Crossbody Bags for Every Budget

Maybe it’s the fact that I’m heading out on my first international trip since the onset of COVID-19 (about to go face-first into as much sushi and yakitori as possible on an upcoming trip to Japan), but I feel like I can’t stop thinking about… bags. Packing them with stuff, optimizing their storage space—I am […]

Democrats Are Resurrecting It Again: Congressional Budget Office Assesses JCPA Media Cartel Bill

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has conducted an assessment of the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (JCPA), a bill pushed by lobbyists for the legacy corporate media that would allow the industry to form a cartel to pressure tech companies for financial handouts and other favors. The assessment is a sure sign that legacy media’s […]

Japan Seeks Record Defense Budget Amid Threats From China, North Korea

Japan Seeks Record Defense Budget Amid Threats From China, North Korea Authored by Andrew Thornebrooke via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), Japan’s defense ministry is submitting a record spending request as part of a larger plan that will double Japan’s total defense spending over five years. Members of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) bring […]

The Budget scam

The Budget scam  

Turkey increases fuel tax as it bolsters stretched budget

Turkey raised tax on petrol on Sunday to help to fund a 1.12 trillion lira ($42.2 billion) increase to its 2023 budget after February's earthquakes and the May presidential election sent spending soaring. The additional fuel tax will help with a budget deficit that jumped to 263.6 billion lira in the first five months of […]

Ohio More than Doubles Budget for Pregnancy Resource Centers

Available funding for pregnancy resource centers in Ohio has more than doubled for the next two years. Gov. Mike DeWine signed the state’s budget in late June, allocating $14 million for the Department of Job and Family Services’ Parenting and Pregnancy Program, which distributes grants to nonprofits that assist families, moms, and babies — including […]

WHO gets record-high $6.83 BILLION budget increase and approval for replenishment mechanism to raise MORE FUNDS

(NaturalNews) (Natural News) A record-high increase of $6.83 billion in the budget of the World Health Organization (WHO) for 2024-2025 has been approved to fight “pandemics fueled by climate change” and “emergencies of all kinds” during the 76th World Health Assembly (WHA) in Switzerland.The staggering increase in budget and the launch of a new … [Read More…] Source

The Victorian State Budget Targeting Big Business, Housing Investors and Private Schools

The Victorian state government will target big business, housing investors and private schools as the main drive to collect tax revenues as outlined in its new budget report released on May 23. But despite the targeted taxes, Treasurer Tim Pallas has denied the state budget is steeped in class warfare. “Nobody’s engaging in a terminology […]

LIVE NOW: Secretary Mayorkas Testifies at Senate Budget Hearing

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas testifies at the U.S. Senate budget hearing at 10:00 a.m. ET on April 18. … Source

HHS Secretary Defends Biden’s Budget Before Two Senate Panels

Appearing before supportive Democrats and skeptical Republicans, Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra defended President Joe Biden’s budget in front of Senate Appropriations and Finance panels on March 22. Biden’s HHS budget plan has been widely discussed since the White House announced a strategy to extend Medicare’s solvency beyond 2050 by raising the Medicare […]

UK government unveils budget amid mass industrial action

Expanding child care provision and boosting employment are key elements of the UK’s new budget announced on Wednesday. Source

House GOP: Biden’s ‘Green Budget’ Is DOA

President Joe Biden’s $6.9 trillion Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) budget request sustains the green energy emphases established with the adoptions of the Infrastructure Reduction Act and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, and increases spending to combat the “climate crisis” by 26 percent. Biden’s FY24 budget request, released March 9—more than a month late in the annual budget […]

Markey: Biden Budget Designed to Continue ‘Success Story’ Where ‘Inflation Is Going Down’

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNBC’s “Closing Bell: Overtime,” Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) stated that President Joe Biden’s budget proposal “is just aimed at continuing” the economic “success story” under the Biden presidency where “Inflation is going down.” Markey said, “President Source

Joe Biden’s 2023 Border Budget: More Money for Migrants

President Joe Biden’s budget asks for more money to help deliver more legal, quasi-legal, and illegal migrants into the jobs and homes needed by Americans. Source

Rand Paul: Republican, Democrat Proposals Will Not Balance Budget

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY)  said on Fox Business Network’s “The Evening Edit” that both Republican and Democratic lawmakers’ proposals will not balance the budget. Source

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