Government Budgets

The Latest: Spending talks drag as deadline approaches

Mar 21, 2018

Negotiations over a $1.3 trillion government spending bill are dragging as Congress slides closer to an end-of-week deadline to pass legislation or risk a federal shutdown

APNewsBreak: Key design change stymied bridge cost, schedule

Mar 20, 2018

Documents obtained by The Associated Press show construction of the pedestrian bridge that collapsed and killed six people in the Miami area was behind schedule and millions over budget

Border wall, tunnel tussle hold up sweeping spending bill

Mar 20, 2018

President Donald Trump would reap huge budget increase for the military while Democrats would cement wins on infrastructure and other domestic programs if lawmakers can agree on $1.3 trillion government-wide spending bill

Talks on $1.3T catchall spending bill nearing completion

Mar 20, 2018

Battles over priorities in a huge government-wide spending bill are essentially settled

Abortion impasse may shut down effort to reduce premiums

Mar 20, 2018

Abortion politics could doom effort to stabilize health insurance premiums

The Latest: Trump, Dems at odds over immigrants, border wall

Mar 19, 2018

President Donald Trump and top congressional Democrats remain shy of an agreement to put language into a government spending bill to protect many young immigrants from deportation

Lawmakers quibble over details of $1.3T US spending bill

Mar 18, 2018

While most of the funding issues in the $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill for the U.S. government have been sorted out, lawmakers are quibbling over a number of policy riders

FIFA budgets $6.56BN income tied to 2022 World Cup in Qatar

Mar 16, 2018

FIFA expects to earn $6.56 billion in a four-year financial cycle to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar

Navy jet crashes off Key West, killing 2 crew members

Mar 16, 2018

The Pentagon is acknowledging that budget shortfalls have eroded military capabilities, including training and flight hours, but stopped short of blaming those cutbacks for the crash of a U.S. Navy fighter jet that killed both crew members

MSU president: Nassar legislation may lead to higher tuition

Mar 15, 2018

Michigan State University's interim president says some legislation inspired by the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case is interfering with efforts to settle a lawsuit filed against the school by more than 250 Nassar accusers

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