A $1.1 trillion budget bill that eases the harshest effects of last year’s automatic budget cuts is on its way to the White House after clearing Congress Thursday night.
A massive $1.1 trillion spending bill, aimed at funding the government through October and putting to rest the bitter budget battles of last year, is getting generally positive reviews from House Republicans who are eager to avoid another shutdown crisis with elections looming.
Metro is asking customers for comment on the transit agency’s proposed fiscal year 2015 budget and fare changes.
Now that Gov. Bob McDonnell has outlined his state budget plans for legislators, Virginia residents get to have their say.
A leading Senate Democrat says its “safe to say” a compromise budget bill avoiding a government shutdown will pass the Senate this week.
A plan to set the federal budget for the next two years passed in the House with a large bipartisan vote of 332-94.
The cost of flying is headed higher now that Congress has agreed on a budget deal.
To hear Rep. Paul Ryan tell it, a bipartisan group of congressional negotiators has the chance to take the first steps toward fixing a serious problem: a debt-ridden federal government facing an onslaught of retiring baby boomers draining entitlement programs.
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has ordered a freeze on hiring and pay raises because of concerns that city government agencies are overspending.
The Smithsonian Institution is facing a $65 million budget cut this year under automatic funding reductions approved by Congress.