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White House Budget CHIEF Mick Mulvaney tried but failed recently to rationalize the Donald Trump administration's slashes to longstanding social-service and economic-development programs in its proposed fiscal year 2018 federal budget.
US President Donald Trump's first budget proposing a 28 percent cut in foreign aid, including drastic reduction in US funding for the United Nations has caused much alarm and anxiety among UN officials.
If we could only cut out all of that wasted spending, we would have money either to lower taxes or to spend on something more useful.
Why the NY Times Is Chiefly Responsible for the Mass Ignorance About the U.S. Budget. If sources give their readers huge numbers, without any context, how is the public supposed to understand the budget?
Last week United States President Donald Trump outlined a budget proposal for the 2018 fiscal year that would cut more than $54 billion from U.S.
There was bad news for the United Nations last week, as President Donald Trump announced he is seeking a 28 percent budget cut for diplomacy and foreign aid, which includes an unspecified reduction in funding to the United Nations and its agencies.
But hold on a minute! The new US budget blueprint has just been released this week (America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again), and US Ex-Im has not been positioned within that to be scrapped.
Funding cuts outlined in US President Donald Trump's first budget will be "devastating" for research in the country, academics have warned.
US President Donald Trump's first budget proposing a 28 percent cut in foreign aid, including drastic reduction in US funding for the United Nations has caused much alarm and anxiety among UN officials.
Mostly music will ride again, but with a different sponsor in the saddle. It's TZ Vista time again: the Nyack Village Board and the village's planning board will hold a joint meeting program on Wed March 23 regarding the planned condo apartment complex ...
Affordable housing programs could see their federal support drastically reduced, if President Donald Trump's proposed budget passes.
Meals on wheels volunteer Marian Williams, 92, right, delivers a meal to one of her clients. Meals on Wheels programs nationwide face funding cuts in the new proposed federal budget.
The new US budget blueprint has just been released this week (America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again), and US Ex-Im has not been positioned within that to be scrapped.
NEW YORK, March 18 (Reuters) - Meals on wheels America, the umbrella organization for 5,000 providers of home-delivered meals for seniors, said on Saturday that online donations have surged since the White House released a proposed budget that ...
If you're wondering what made me convert, it was hearing House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi comment on the suggested Trump budget for the next fiscal year.
If you're wondering what made me convert, it was hearing House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi comment on the suggested Trump budget for the next fiscal year.
Funding cuts outlined in US President Donald Trump's first budget will be "devastating" for research in the country, academics have warned.
By cutting a third of program's surplus and slashing other aid programs, Trump administration's first budget would imperil college access, advocates argue.
United Nations (United States) (AFP) - The United Nations on Thursday warned that its operations could suffer if the United States were to slash funding to the world body as called for in President Donald Trump's first budget proposal.
The Australian share market is tipped to slide lower at the open, after US stocks closed mostly lower after health care and utilities lagged about 1% each.
Here's my summary of the key events overnight that affect New Zealand, with news other central banks are reacting to the US Fed rise.
Mexico border fence 4 The fence at the US-Mexico border along the Rio Grande river in Brownsville, Texas, seen in 2014. Reuters/Shannon Stapleton.
Efforts by the United States to fight terrorism and provide humanitarian aid can be undermined by budget cuts proposed by the administration of President Donald Trump, US House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee chairman Ed Royce said in a ...
United Nations: The United Nations on Thursday warned that its operations could suffer if the United States were to slash funding to the world body as called for in President Donald Trump's first budget proposal.
the White House Thursday unveiled President Donald Trump's fiscal 2018 budget which pushes for a $54 billion increase in defense spending to be offset by dramatic cuts across the federal government, particularly to climate change efforts prioritized by ...
Three Syrian doctors - two of them wearing surgical masks to hide their identities from Bashar al-Assad's regime - testified on Capitol Hill Wednesday about the human toll that has accompanied six years of war in Syria.
President Trump's budget proposal calls on the Justice Department to more than double bankruptcy-filing fee collections, to $289 million next year from around $140 million last year, "to ensure that those that use the bankruptcy court system pay for ...
Fourteen million fewer Americans will have health insurance next year under the Republican plan to replace Obamacare, a nonpartisan congressional analysis projected Monday, heaping pressure on President Donald Trump to make good on his pledge to ...
The Trump administration is not going to unveil its infrastructure plan during the presentation of the budget blueprint on March 16, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said in a briefing on Tuesday.
FILE - Members of the press cover a Congressional Budget Office (CBO) media briefing in Washington, D.C., Jan. 24, 2017. The non-partisan CBO has now emerged as a key stumbling block in the path of President Donald Trump and congressional ...
Washington (AFP) - About 14 million fewer Americans will have health insurance next year under the new Republican plan to replace the Obamacare reforms, Congress's nonpartisan budget analysis office projected Monday.
CLIFTON - The Town of Clifton is facing a challenge with recent federal budget proposals that target community grants. Reports last week suggest the Trump administration is looking at cuts of more than $6 billion aimed at the Department of Housing and ...
A demonstration of electro-fishing in Salt Creek in Hocking County in 2009 shows how the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency collects biological data to measure water quality.
The Trump administration's proposed 97 percent budget cuts to The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative could have devastating effects on the St. Lawrence River.
"The entire operating budget of the US Coast Guard is $9 billion," Hunter said. "It's a shoestring budget.
Republicans pushed ahead on Thursday with their plan for a massive overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system backed by President Donald Trump, despite Democratic concern that the cost of the bill and its impact on the budget remain unknown.
The budget deficit compares federal government spending to its revenues or receipts. The deficit has a large-scale impact on the national debt when the federal government continuously borrows to fund its deficit.
The U.S Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) may be one department that feels the effects of the proposed cut in non-military discretionary domestic programs in the next fiscal year.
The U.S. economy cannot grow faster without the government spending more or reducing its revenue, one investment strategist says.
According to the office of US budget director, President Trump's proposed budget increases defense spending to $603 billion and decrease non-defense discretionary spending to US$462 billion.
As President Donald Trump seeks to balance the US budget, it has been reported that the administration wants to dramatically cut foreign assistance by as much as 37 percent.
The U.S. budget director has confirmed that the Trump administration will propose "fairly dramatic" reductions in U.S.
The Trump Administration could be proposing a 97 percent cut in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding when it unveils the federal budget later this month -- a move that is drawing harsh criticism from some regional officials.
President Trump wants to increase already astronomically high military spending by $54 billion, while making deep cuts in poverty-focused foreign aid, which is a tiny portion of the U.S. budget - less than 1 percent. Therefore, it is very important for ...
peace Anyiam-Osigwe, director of the Africa Movie Academy Awards in Nigeria, shared her excitement about the American film. "One, because of its story, and second, the fact this was not a huge US budget film - it's a $5 million film that actually won ...
But Trump's version is broader than his predecessors, applying to the total US budget, rather than only family planning programmes.
In its effort to replace the T-38 trainer with the T-X, the U.S. Air Force is headed toward overspending billions of dollars to keep the T-1A Jayhawk in service until 2050.
Some Republican lawmakers want more money for defense and others, along with Democrats, are opposed to his option for offsetting the cost of the buildup in the U.S. budget. He would cut foreign aid and other non-defense programs by $54 billion.
Funding the NEH is not going to break the U.S. budget, he said, but its elimination "is going to break my budget." More than 350 museum leaders showed up, a 50 percent increase from last year and a sign of widespread worry about the possible ...
Washington - A bipartisan group from the Michigan congressional delegation has asked the Trump administration to budget $200 million for testing and deploying connected and self-driving vehicle technologies at designated "proving grounds," such as the ...


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