budget gap

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Va. Budget Shortfall Grows; Deal in the Works

Virginia lawmakers learned Wednesday that they will have a bigger-than-expected budget gap to close as they rush to end a protracted stalemate that had threatened to partially shut down the government.

06/11/2014

The U.S. government ran a big surplus in April, thanks to a flood of tax payments that helped keep the budget on track for the lowest annual deficit in six years. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

CBO: US Set For Narrowest Budget Gap Since 2008

The U.S. government ran a big surplus in April, thanks to a flood of tax payments that helped keep the budget on track for the lowest annual deficit in six years.

05/12/2014

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