Budget Proposal by GOP Is Focused on Overhauls

Budget Proposal by GOP Is Focused on Overhauls

Republicans in the House of Representatives presented a budget proposal Tuesday. According to the new proposal, federal deficits will be eliminated in ten years. This would include major overhauls to Medicaid, Medicare and any other social safety net programs. This $3.8 trillion proposal promises a shrinking government and lower taxes. The proposal addresses concerns of […]

Obama Proposing a Non-Partisan Budget Amidst 2014 Midterms

Obama Proposing a Non-Partisan Budget Amidst 2014 Midterms

Two years into his second term in office, President Barack Obama is proposing a budget that, for once, does not provoke a partisan showdown just eight months before the 2014 midterm elections. Contrary to how his administration has hitherto acted, the president is attempting to pass quick-moving legislation. In 2009, there was an immense push […]

Budget Bill Continues to Reap Havoc

Budget Bill Continues to Reap Havoc

FThe appropriation process in Congress has become so contentious, that at midnight Oct. 1, the federal government furloughed workers and partially closed many programs. There were many elements which produced a kind of gridlock, because the Congress couldn’t pass a single spending bill. The Republicans and the Democrats have become extremely influenced by party members, […]