11 C
Rawalpindi
Sunday, February 25, 2018
Home Tags Federal Budget (US)

Tag: Federal Budget (US)

Experts Doubt Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Will Boost Economy

Other analysts have expressed similar skepticism that Mr. Trump’s combination of matching grants and other incentives will mobilize the promised infrastructure investment. Kevin DeGood,...

Washington’s Fight Over Taxes Is Only Beginning

Democrats are evaluating how to “repeal and replace” the law, very likely by trying to keep breaks for the middle class but rolling back...

Spending Bill Sets Path to Fix a Looming Pension Crisis

Pension plans across the nation are facing shortfalls, with both corporate plans and those for public employees like teachers and firefighters owing more to...

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Emphasizes Private Funding Over Public Interest

Proposals intended to serve more impoverished communities that require more state and local money, including improving drinking water in a place like Flint, Mich.,...

NASA Budgets for a Trip to the Moon, but Not While...

For NASA to push human spaceflight further, he said, “the kinds of commitment of resources that traditionally we’ve done in low-earth orbit, we can...

The Week Ahead: A (Largely Irrelevant) Budget, a Report on Prices...

Photo The recent volatility of the stock market has been linked to worries that rising inflation could cause interest rates to rise more quickly than...

Liberals Wanted Fiscal Stimulus. Conservatives Delivered It.

Advertisement For years, many liberal economists have argued that a little more federal spending and a higher budget deficit would create a stronger...

The Era of Fiscal Austerity Is Over. Here’s What Big Deficits...

Advertisement The last seven weeks amount to a sea change in United States economic policy. The era of fiscal austerity is over, and...

What’s Hidden in the Senate Spending Bill?

The bill expands pilot programs meant to test the value of in-home care for some Medicare patients. And it expands the ability of private...

In Tax Overhaul, Trump Tries to Defy the Economic Odds

“We’re going to easily see 4 percent growth next year,” the National Economic Council director, Gary D. Cohn, said. Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary,...

With Children’s Health Program Running Dry, Parents Beg Congress: ‘Do the...

The House passed a bill to provide five years of funds in early November, but those funds would come from public health programs set...

Have You Ever Felt Sorry for the I.R.S.? Now Might Be...

Although Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has acknowledged the importance of sufficiently funding the nation’s revenue collector, Mr. Trump’s budget proposed deep cuts. Referring to enforcement,...

Treasury Defends Tax Plan in One-Page Analysis

Yet Treasury’s analysis does not show the type of revenue-neutral tax cuts Mr. Mnuchin and Republican leaders have suggested. Instead, it looks far beyond...

Economic View: An Economist Explains: How to Sort Facts From Fictions

Government statistics can also be checked against independent private-sector numbers. For instance, the Billion Prices Project provides an independent reading of inflation by tracking...

Economic Scene: Tax Plan Aims to Slay a Reagan Target: The...

But there is more strategic vision than is immediately evident. The plan to starve the beast of government by depriving it of money, it...

Live Briefing: Senate Republicans May Be One Vote Away From Passing...

Republicans Senators are working hard to pass the biggest Tax Cuts in the history of our Country. The Bill is getting better and better....

DealBook Briefing: Another Roller-Coaster Ride for the Tax Overhaul

That’s on top of other bad news for Senate Republicans, including the Joint Committee on Taxation finding that the bill would add $1 trillion...

Trump Again Wades Into Tax Debate, Suggesting Repeal of Obamacare Mandate

I am proud of the Rep. House & Senate for working so hard on cutting taxes {& reform.} We’re getting close! Now, how about...

Congressional Auditor Urges Action to Address Climate Change

But Senators Maria Cantwell, Democrat of Washington, and Susan Collins, Republican of Maine, who jointly requested the report, said between the lines of a...

Senate Approves Budget Plan That Smooths Path Toward Tax Cut

“This is the last, best chance we will have to cut taxes,” said Senator Lindsey Graham, Republican of South Carolina and a member of...

MOST POPULAR

HOT NEWS