Topic: U.S. Office of Management and Budget
Here’s what to expect if Republicans and Democrats in Congress don't reconcile their differences on spending for the last half of this fiscal year ... and a government shutdown ensues.
02/23/2011 03:19 pm
Budget director Jacob Lew commented on the role of Social Security in solving major budget problems, reports of bipartisan Senate deficit talks, and whether there are contingency plans for a shutdown of the US government at a Feb. 17 Monitor lunch.
02/18/2011 04:29 pm
Buried in the appendix of the federal budget plan is the real skinny on how the government aims to spend your money – from clearing brush in national forests to US Army payroll.
02/18/2011 12:24 pm
House Speaker John Boehner says 'so be it' if budget cutting puts government employees out of work. In the end, would that help the unemployment rate or hurt it?
02/17/2011 07:08 pm
Jacob Lew, director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), says Social Security 'is essentially a parallel issue.' But this doesn't mean policymakers shouldn't address its challenges.
02/17/2011 04:52 pm
Jacob Lew responded Thursday to a report that some senators are working on legislation that would trigger tax hikes and spending cuts if Congress fails to live within spending targets.
02/17/2011 03:41 pm
Bill O'Reilly, the Fox News host, outlined what he called a 'very simple strategy' for the federal deficit: turning the clock back to 2008.
02/16/2011 01:32 pm
President Obama's proposed $3.7 trillion dollar federal government budget works some economic magic, from disappearing programs to mystery funding sources. Here’s a look at five key head-scratchers in the 2012 budget:
02/15/2011 07:26 pm
The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) puts in hours and hours of overtime coordinating figures as it prepares the president's budget.
02/14/2011 02:30 pm
President Obama's FY 2012 budget lands on congressional desks Monday. Republicans are unimpressed, which sets the scene for a long fight over spending, taxing, and deficit reduction.
02/13/2011 03:04 pm