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Congress, White House finally reach budget deal

October 15, 1998 After protracted negotiations, congressional leaders and the White House finally reached agreement Thursday on a $500 billion omnibus fiscal 1999 spending package that will fund one third of the federal government. But Congress passed a fifth continuing resolution through next Tuesday to allow negotiators to put finishing touches on the...

GOP leaders expect to finish budget talks today

October 13, 1998 After huddling Monday evening with top administration officials, House Majority Leader Dick Armey, R-Texas, told CongressDaily that negotiators were close to agreement on all lingering disputes in the omnibus spending bill, including such sticky issues as the census and funding for the International Monetary Fund. But one new wrinkle did...

White House denies shutdown strategy

October 5, 1998 White House Press Secretary Joe Lockhart today declined to promise that President Clinton would sign any new continuing resolution that may be needed to extend government operations beyond this Friday, when the current CR expires. But Lockhart did not threaten a veto either. "We've got a Congress that's in overtime....

Congress, Clinton play shutdown politics

August 4, 1998 Key congressional leaders and President Clinton are once again sparring over the issue of who will take the blame if appropriations bills are not completed before the end of the fiscal year and the government is forced to shut down. Late last week, Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott, R-Miss., and...

Y2K czar says feds will meet deadline

July 28, 1998 "Virtually all" of the federal government's mission critical computer systems will be ready for the Year 2000 by President Clinton's due date of March 31, 1999, administration Y2K czar John Koskinen said Tuesday. In an appearance at the National Press Club, Koskinen said the agencies behind schedule include the Agency...

Clinton unveils Y2K strategy

July 14, 1998 Even as his administration is criticized on Capitol Hill for failing to deal expeditiously with the year 2000 computer problem, President Clinton today launched several new initiatives to increase national and global awareness of the so-called Y2K problem and to facilitate public and private sector attempts to address it. The...

OMB Director Raines calls it quits

April 14, 1998 President Clinton Tuesday announced that Office of Management and Budget Director Franklin Raines will step down, saying he had tapped OMB Deputy Director Jacob (Jack) Lew to replace him. Raines, who became OMB director in September 1996, will leave the White House May 20 to become chairman designate of Fannie...

Clinton, GOP leader trade budget barbs

April 6, 1998 Highlighting his education proposal as an initiative jeopardized by congressional Republicans' spending plans, President Clinton today Friday the Senate's fiscal 1999 budget resolution--passed Thursday night--as a plan that would "squeeze out critical investments in children." Less than 12 hours after returning from a trip to Africa, the president--accompanied by Vice...

Hill Riled by DoD Item Vetoes

October 7, 1997 During the 104th Congress, Republicans happily gave President Clinton the line item veto. But Monday, they were not so happy after he used it for the first time on an appropriations bill, to ax $287 million from the Military Construction funding measure. "I regret this choice made by the president,"...

Bipartisan FDA Bill Introduced

September 12, 1997 With a roster of Democrats ready to add bipartisan muscle to his effort, Rep. Edward Whitfield, R-Ky., Thursday night introduced the Food and Nutrition Reform Act, the third leg of the House FDA reform effort. The bill got its bipartisan boost from House Commerce ranking member John Dingell, D-Mich., who...

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