President Bush sent a $2.13 trillion budget to Congress Monday that includes billions for homeland security and the largest jump in military spending in twenty years. Continue reading →
Following recent grim economic forecasts, Congress returns from summer recess to pass final budget items. Continue reading →
The U.S. Senate Thursday approved a 2002 budget plan that features a smaller tax cut than President Bush sought, but paves the way for a reduction in government spending. Continue reading →
Congress adjourned Friday evening as Senators — after several threats of filibusters — passed a budget spending package to keep the government running. Continue reading →
The four-member coalition of Midwestern senators protesting milk price controls within the federal budget passed in the House have indicated their filibuster will end overnight. Continue reading →
House Democrats and Republicans voted to pass a bipartisan budget package Thursday evening, ending fears of another government shutdown. Continue reading →
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