Posted on · The Trump administration is transferring $3.8 billion in recently passed military funding to finance construction of the president's long-sought U.S.-Mexico border wall.
Posted on · Congress is set to vote on a bipartisan spending package tonight. But some federal employees in Houston are wary of another government shutdown if the agreement doesn’t pass.
Posted on · The report says Social Security will become insolvent in 2034 — no change from the projection last year
Posted on · The report said that the twin tax and spending bills will push the budget deficit to $804 billion this year and just under $1 trillion for the upcoming budget year
Posted on · The legislation doesn't address immigration, though Republican Speaker Paul Ryan said again Thursday he was determined to bring an immigration bill to the floor this year,
Posted on · Senate leaders have reached a budget pact to increase spending for the Pentagon and domestic programs, offering a reprieve from fiscal fights that have been a cloud over Capitol Hill
Posted on · His pronouncement came as the White House announced it would be unveiling a legislative framework on immigration next week that it hopes can pass both the House and the Senate
Posted on · It remains unclear whether lawmakers will be able to find a way to keep federal offices open past a Friday night deadline
Posted on · Government closures would begin at midnight Friday night unless lawmakers approve more money
Posted on · The Senate-approved resolution passed the House narrowly on Tuesday, 216-212, with 20 Republicans voting no and House Speaker Paul Ryan even having to cast a rare vote to help ensure its passage
Posted on · The bill rejects requests from the powerful Texas and Florida congressional delegations for additional money to rebuild after hurricanes Harvey and Irma
Posted on · The measure also would replenish rapidly dwindling emergency disaster accounts and provide $16 billion to permit the financially troubled federal flood insurance program to pay an influx of Harvey-related claims.
Posted on · Only four of the 36 Texas members voted against the bill: Reps. Sam Johnson (R-Plano), Jeb Hensarling (R-Dallas), Joe Barton (R-Arlington), and Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon).
Posted on · President Donald Trump has sent lawmakers an initial request for a $7.9 billion down payment toward Harvey relief and recovery efforts.