Newly elected President Cyril Ramaphosa begins his commitment to support country’s poor black majority Updated Feb.21, 2018 1:37 p.
After several false starts, the Pentagon funding picture for the next few years is finally coming into focus.View photosAn F-35 in flightSpending on Lockheed Martin's F-35 fighter is a Pentagon priority.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling for a focus on mental health and school safety in response to shootings like the one that took 17 lives in Florida, but his budget would cut funding in both areas.Trump's latest budget would slash the major source of public funds for mental health treatment, the Medicaid program serving more than 70 million low-income and disabled people.
7% of the voting shares, another 16% in derivatives Updated Feb.15, 2018 6:04 p.
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Budget proposal would let Medicare beneficiaries contribute to health savings accounts.Retiree healthcare costs could hit $275,000 per couple, excluding long-term care expenses.
Some Medicare beneficiaries would face higher prescription drug costs under President Donald Trump’s budget even as the sickest patients save money.Trump has made bringing down drug costs a top priority, but his administration's plan would create winners and losers.
Forecast shortfall next year is double the level White House estimated a year ago, amid efforts to cut taxes, boost military spending Updated Feb.12, 2018 6:40 p.
President Donald Trump's new budget proposal calls for another effort to repeal Obamacare.President Donald Trump 's budget proposal released Monday calls for yet another effort to repeal Obamacare.
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The spending spree, along with last year's tax cuts, has the deficit moving sharply higher with Republicans in control of Washington.Instead, the new budget deal and last year's tax cuts herald the return of trillion dollar-plus deficits.
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Administration predicts economy to grow at a more robust pace than independent forecasters Updated Feb.9, 2018 7:17 p.
Rand Paul of Kentucky went rogue and stalled a vote in protest over his party's willingness to bust the budget.The House vote ensured most employees would report for work as usual.
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate leaders brokered a long-elusive budget agreement Wednesday that would shower the Pentagon and domestic programs with an extra $300 billion over the next two years.Despite the 77-year-old Pelosi's public talkathon, she was not pressuring the party's rank-and-file to oppose the measure, Democrats said.
The era of trillion-dollar budget deficits is about make a comeback _ and a brewing budget deal hastened the arrival.But the measure appears increasingly likely to be rewritten by the Senate to include legislation implementing the brewing broader budget pact.