The request is still being developed but is likely to come this week, a senior administration official confirmed Monday.
The White House wants to nearly double the total federal commitment to provide states with funds for career and technical education – from about US$1.2 billion in the current fiscal year to about $2.1 billion for fiscal 2021.
By Shaun M. Dougherty, The Conversation
Tuesday’s legislation would avert a Thanksgiving government shutdown but opens the door to a possible shutdown just before Christmas.
By Associated Press
The cost of running Guantanamo Bay’s prison and court system climbed by nearly $90 million from 2013 to 2018, even though the number of prisoners housed there has fallen. Amna Nawaz talks to The New York Times' Carol Rosenberg about…
By Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
Market borrowing for this budget year is projected to total $1.27 trillion, a 6.5% increase from the 2018 budget year.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
Top leaders of both parties in Congress made better-than-expected progress Tuesday on two must-do items on the legislative agenda: averting automatic budget cuts and meeting a deadline later this year to increase the government's borrowing limit.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
To a remarkable degree, the 2020 Pentagon budget proposal is shaped by national security threats that acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has summarized in three words: “China, China, China.”…
The administration is counting on robust growth, including from the Republican tax cuts — which Trump wants to make permanent — to push down the red ink.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, March 10, the latest on Sunday's deadly crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight, Republican strategist Frank Luntz on the political divide, Utah's Moab Musical Festival, and the legacy of Memphis-based Stax Records at a music…
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