The Fiscal 2014 Budget
February 14 Enacted appropriations fall within spending limits for the fiscal year.
January 2 Voters are skeptical that the federal government can get much of anything done, a new Associated Press poll reports.
December 12, 2013 Sticking point is that the agreement lifts the spending caps set in the 2011 Budget Control Act.
November 14, 2013 Hale recounts how spending strategies are formed, then tossed.
August 30, 2013 House panel’s move for 34 percent slice would cap personnel at early ‘90s levels.
August 8, 2013 The Republican senator is the natural leader of the forces for pragmatic sanity in the party.
August 5, 2013 Mitch McConnell's team is selling his role as GOP dealmaker.
June 27, 2013 Democrats and Republicans divided over federal spending.
June 12, 2013 Sequestration cuts are ‘embarrassing,’ could require sharp workforce reductions, official says.
April 25, 2013 Gene Sperling thinks Congress can pass a budget this year.
April 23, 2013 Additional staff proposed for Homeland Security, VA among other agencies.
April 23, 2013 Reid seeks conference with House but may lack GOP support.
April 17, 2013 Infrastructure, education, research spending at all-time lows as share of GDP.
April 11, 2013 Forced unpaid leave could cost more than it saves, official says.
April 11, 2013 Proposed 1 percent federal pay raise called weak, retirement changes criticized.
April 11, 2013 Mitt Romney, for example, would do best under Paul Ryan's budget.
April 10, 2013 Higher fees and new fees would be phased in over five years.
April 10, 2013 President’s fiscal 2014 plan tightens spending levels, but makes room for a few increases.
April 10, 2013 White House seeks savings from postal agency's overhaul.
April 10, 2013 Politicians, agency leaders, journalists and concerned citizens weigh in.