To see why another partial government shutdown is a possibility, we can look at the Congress’s continuing resolutions (CRs).
The six facts that we need to know about the federal budget include spending, taxes, borrowing, and where we could wind up.
Including more people saying, “Where’s my refund?” the number of IRS problems has been increasing while its budget has been shrinking.
Thinking of the 2020 decennial census and a bird count on a South Australian beach, we can cite similar concerns about accuracy and well being.
While a government shutdown could just be called cutback because of an appropriations gap, a closer look reveals a fascinating host of issues and costs.
If the Congress does not replace tomorrow’s expired continuing resolution with a temporary spending replacement, we will have another government shutdown.
Judging the Trump blueprint for the federal budget, we need to figure out how to compare trillion dollar totals to billion dollar proposals.
Talking about foreign aid and the defense budget is like comparing a blueberry to a watermelon. Foreign aid spending is tiny while defense dollars are massive. With federal spending on foreign aid, defense, Medicare and Medicaid in the headlines, let’s…