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Budget deal headed to vote in US House, likely to be passed

Dec 12, 2013

Budget deal headed to vote in US House, likely to be passed

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday were falling in line behind a bipartisan two-year budget deal, indicating that the normally rambunctious group of lawmakers is not spoiling for a year-end fiscal fight. #United States #US Budget #Barack Obama #Democrats #NewsTracker #Republicans
US budget deal reached, could usher in new era of cooperation

Dec 11, 2013

US budget deal reached, could usher in new era of cooperation

A bipartisan budget deal announced in the US Congress on Tuesday, while modest in its spending cuts, would end nearly three years of partisan stand-offs between Democrats and Republicans that culminated in October with a partial government shutdown. #US Budget #Barack Obama #Democrats #WhatNext #US congress #Republicans
Post shutdown: Obama focuses on budget, immigration reform

Oct 17, 2013

Post shutdown: Obama focuses on budget, immigration reform

President Barack Obama says now that the shutdown is over, leaders in Washington should focus on a budget, immigration reform and a farm bill #US Budget #Barack Obama #USA #US government #US Immigration reform #US shutdown #US farm bill
John Kerry proposes 20% cut in US aid to Sri Lanka

Apr 15, 2013

John Kerry proposes 20% cut in US aid to Sri Lanka

It is believed to be the highest drop for any South Asian country in Kerry's budgetary proposals which was sent to the Congress last week for its approval. #United States #US Budget #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Maldives #John Kerry
US announces closure of 149 airport control towers

Mar 23, 2013

US announces closure of 149 airport control towers

US will close 149 airport control towers will be closed across the country beginning 7 April due to a budget saving implementation plan. #US Budget #US #NewsTracker #airport control towers

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US announces closure of 149 airport control towers

Jul 10, 2014

U.S. border crisis is draining the immigration budget

Immigration officials and Border Patrol agents will run out of money if Congress doesn't approve emergency funds  to deal with the flood of young migrants at the southwest border, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told senators Th...
US announces closure of 149 airport control towers

Jul 10, 2014

Corbett signs budget, vetoes millions in legislative funding, urges action on public pensions

Gov. Tom Corbett signed the state budget 10 days late on Thursday and used his line-item veto to strike $65 million from the General Assembly's own appropriation, urging a renewed effort to curb public-sector pension benefits for newly hired teachers...
US announces closure of 149 airport control towers

Jul 06, 2014

The Week Ahead: U.S. Budget News, and Fed Minutes Due

The Treasury Department will release its estimate of federal spending and tax receipts for June, and the policy-making committee of the Fed releases notes of its meeting... #United States Department of the Treasury #Bank of England