posted on March 28, 2013 at 2:06 PM
While prompted by the nation's money woes, the changes also come amid the nation's shifting immigration policy.
posted on March 22, 2013 at 4:07 PM
With the prospect of a government shutdown looming, the Senate approved legislation Wednesday to secure $85 billion in less-than-favored spending cuts intended to rein-in excessive federal deficits.
Reworking the across-the-board cuts,...
posted on March 8, 2013 at 6:32 PM
On the heels of a sequester that could furlough federal employees and disrupt government services, the Dow on Tuesday of this week broke a record high that was set in 2007 by nearly ninety points.
posted on March 8, 2013 at 5:29 PM
Speaking before the House Committee on Agriculture this week, USDA chief Tom Vilsack was scheduled to address the state of the rural economy. But the sequester’s across-the-board cuts quickly dominated the testimony. Several USDA programs could...
posted on March 1, 2013 at 5:10 PM
While both sides of the aisle lamented the spending reductions the full impact of the cuts likely will be felt later rather than sooner.
Half of the $85 billion will come out of the defense budget. The remaining amount is slated to come from...