Topic: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
His introduction of Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius (D) for secretary of health and human services marks an attempt to press for reforms even amid the economic crisis.
03/02/2009 12:00 am
A likely topic in his address Tuesday, the long-term budget gap is largely caused by popular entitlement programs.
02/24/2009 12:00 am
Liberal and conservative groups bridge some differences in new collaborative efforts to fight the problem.
02/18/2009 12:00 am
The $789 billion plan cuts taxes and shores up safety net. But how long will its benefits last?
02/12/2009 12:00 am
House bill allots almost one-quarter of the $825 billion recovery package to states, localities. How will that boost the economy?
01/25/2009 12:00 am
Shortfalls are beginning to hit local government services across the country.
11/14/2008 12:00 am
The budget deficit doubled in the past year, escalating the finger-pointing in Congress.
09/11/2008 01:00 am
Big edge for Obama if the economy – statistically sour – motivates voters, say modelers.
09/02/2008 01:00 am
Healthcare cuts in California and New York could affect thousands.
08/15/2008 01:00 am
Lawmakers approve war costs, new veterans' benefits, and relief for flooded Midwest. But 'pay as you go' principle is ignored in the Senate.
06/30/2008 01:00 am