Supporters of a North Carolina museum honoring James K. Polk, America’s 11th president, are learning a lesson that’s hitting home at other monuments to lesser-known American leaders: Government spending on their memorial sites is declining, so private money and grants had better be found quickly.
The Smithsonian Institution will begin closing some galleries Wednesday due to budget cuts from Congress but none of the major exhibitions will be affected.
Veterans groups are rallying to fight any proposal to change disability payments as the federal government attempts to address its long-term debt problem. They say they’ve sacrificed already.
Budget Cuts Cause Illegal Immigrants To Be Dropped Off At Bus Stations, Airports In Middle Of Night To Get Home On Own
Marco Antonio Durazo had been awaiting deportation from an Arizona detention center for six months when an officer came to get him from his cell.
Metro stands to lose $8 million in federal funding for capital projects because of automatic budget cuts.
Obama Criticizes GOP Budget Plan: ‘Goal Is Not To Chase A Balanced Budget Just For the Sake Of Balance’
President Barack Obama is criticizing a proposed House Republican budget, saying it would turn Medicare into a voucher-like program, cut deeply into programs such as Medicaid and increase tax payments by the middle class in order to achieve promised lower tax rates.
Just one year ago, Frederick Municipal Airport debuted a new, $5 million air traffic control tower paid for by the federal stimulus legislation.
The White House says it’s going forward with plans for the traditional Easter egg roll. But it’s dashing the hopes of some Iowa children who hoped to visit the president’s home.
To get a sense of just how much federal government spending influences the Washington metropolitan area, all you have to do is check out the name of the winter storm that was heading for the Mid-Atlantic on Wednesday.
The Obama administration is canceling tours of the White House beginning Saturday, citing staffing reductions prompted by automatic budget cuts that began to take effect last Friday.