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Boehner says no decision on farm bill vote

Tags: House , budget , USDA , Tom Vilsack ,

Thursday - 07/12/2012, 02:30pm EDT

White House threatens vetoes for nearly all House appropriations bills

Congress is off to a strong start passing annual appropriations bills for fiscal 2013. But the White House has taken issue with several of the bills' provisions, with President Barack Obama threatening to veto many of the bills if they come come to desk.

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Friday - 06/29/2012, 04:09pm EDT

GOP measure shields lawmakers' office budgets

Even as they press cuts to food stamps and a host of other domestic programs, Republicans running the House of Representatives are shielding their own office expense accounts from further cuts.

Tags: Congress , House , budget , Norm Dicks , Paul Ryan ,

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 04:52pm EDT

As Congress nears deal, feds prep for shutdown just in case

As the clock ticks closer toward Dec. 16 when the seventh continuing resolution funding government operations this year is set to expire speculation about a partial government shutdown has begun swirling.

Tags: Congress , House , Senate , budget , government shutdown , payroll tax cut , OMB , OPM

Wednesday - 12/14/2011, 09:57pm EST

Agencies face budget curbs in $1 trillion bill

Tags: Congress , House , Senate , omnibus

Tuesday - 12/13/2011, 06:56am EST

Sen. Cardin hopeful omnibus will pass by deadline

Maryland Senator Ben Cardin said most of the issues have been resolved between Democrats and Republicans concerning the omnibus bill that will fund agencies through the 2012 fiscal year. However, policy riders introduced by the House GOP may still derail the legislation.

Tags: Ben Cardin , omnibus , budget , Congress , Senate , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell

Thursday - 12/08/2011, 10:27am EST
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Omnibus lumbers forward despite potential political pitfalls

Alexander Bolton of The Hill newspaper calls Senate Majority Leader Reid's omnibus package as "only way to get these appropriations bills passed."

Tags: Alexander Bolton , Harry Reid , John Boehner , Congress , House , Senate , budget , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 11/30/2011, 11:27am EST
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Moran: Budget cuts to force out 'best and brightest' feds

Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) expressed frustration with the "dysfunctional" state of Congress today, blaming lawmakers who he said shouldn't be legislating in the first place.

Tags: Jim Moran , Congress , House , supercommittee , budget , pay and benefits , In Depth , management ,

Tuesday - 11/22/2011, 04:08pm EST
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Omnibus approach likely for remaining spending bills

Despite the successful passage last week of a small group of annual spending bills covering several federal agencies' 2012 budgets, Congress will likely fold the remaining bills into a single omnibus.

Tags: Congress , House , Senate , budget , Erik Wasson , The Hill , continuing resolution , omnibus spending bill , minibus spending bill , Jack Moore

Monday - 11/21/2011, 06:24am EST
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