Congressional Republicans are protesting a recent ultimatum by President Obama to veto the introduction of any new annual spending bills that uses the GOP’s budget proposals unless a broader budget agreement can be reached. While acknowledging the prospect of agreement between the Republican-controlled House and…
The move comes as the IRS faces criticism for excessive spending on conferences and for targeting conservative groups
The IRS is facing criticism over past spending at its staff conferences, the latest controversy to hit the agency.
New Jersey Chris Christie is leading his gubernatorial opponent, state Sen. Barbara Buonoby, by more than 30 points, but that hasn’t stopped him from bombarding the airwaves with ads and spending nearly $4.5 million.
State governments have begun boosting spending on public colleges and universities after years of budget cuts during the economic crisis.
The Defense Department is poised to trim the number of civilian furlough days from 14 to 11 or fewer as it tries to find ways to deal with mandatory spending cuts, and is likely to let the military services expand the types of workers that will be exempt from the unpaid day off requirements, military […]