WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress struggled late into the night Friday to avoid a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties worked to outmaneuver House conservatives furious that the legislation […]
DHS budget set to expire Friday at midnight without action by Congress; Republicans have been trying to leverage funding to block Obama’s immigration reform executive actions.
The state of Maryland has released details of an offer to state employees who are willing to leave their jobs to help the state save money.
Gov. Larry Hogan has set aside $25 million to help local governments make road repairs.
District of Columbia officials say the city ended the last fiscal year with a surplus of more than $200 million.
Maryland’s legislative leaders say they’ll work to boost funding for education in the state budget.
Gov. Larry Hogan’s proposal for a 2 percent cut across the board for state agencies without specifying what the cuts will be is “a very dangerous” approach to balancing the state’s finances, a top Maryland budget analyst said Monday, but the governor’s budget secretary said the idea was to give agency leaders more time to find efficiencies.
The Congressional Budget Office says the deficit will be $468 billion for the budget year that ends in September.
IRS Commissioner says budget cuts could delay tax refunds, reduce the number of audits and cost the government at least $2 billion in lost revenue.
A Maryland board has approved a plan to address about $410 million of a budget shortfall for the current fiscal year to better position the state to tackle a deficit in the next fiscal year.