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House Passes Stopgap Funding Bill to Prevent Shutdown
2022-02-08 23:44:57
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The House on Tuesday passed a stopgap measure to extend funding of the federal government through March and allow negotiations of a more long-term spending package more time to bear fruit. The vote was 272-162, with 51 Republicans... Read More

Federal Budget
Budget Hawk Urges Congress to Reject ‘Extenders’ to Get Reconciliation Deal
2021-10-21 18:03:12
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - With Congressional Democrats reportedly within days of an agreement on a slimmed down reconciliation spending package, a well known independent budget hawk is urging them not to resort to “blatant budget gimmicks” to move the initiative toward passage.... Read More

Federal Budget
Reps Push Child Tax Credit Expansion But Watchdog Says 'Not So Fast'
2021-02-09 12:27:48
by TWN Staff

WASHINGTON - House Democrats renewed their push to permanently expand and "improve" the Child Tax Credit, but a prominent fiscal watchdog warns that while the proposal deserves consideration, it must be fully paid for under the House PAYGO rules and... Read More

Federal Budget
Hoyer Hails Bipartisan Budget Deal Averting 'Brinksmanship' and Potential Crisis
2019-07-23 20:40:31
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Tuesday a bipartisan agreement on budget caps and the federal debt limits hashed out Monday night is an example of what can happen when elected officials "work together in good faith" for... Read More

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