Federal Budget

President Donald Trump's 2020 budget outline arrives on Capitol Hill at the House Budget Committee, in Washington, Monday morning March 11, 2019.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP
March 11, 2019 - 2:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump proposed a record $4.7 trillion federal budget for 2020 on Monday, relying on optimistic 3.1 percent economic growth projections alongside accounting shuffles and steep domestic cuts to bring future spending into promised balance in 15 years. The deficit is...
Read More
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., joins supporters of President Donald Trump
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
February 14, 2019 - 6:59 am
UPDATED: 11:47 a.m. By Alan Fram, Andrew Taylor and Jill Colvin, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress rolled toward resolving its border security brawl with President Donald Trump in uncommonly bipartisan fashion Thursday, preparing to approve a compromise averting a new government shutdown...
Read More
Rep. Kay Granger, R-Texas, ranking member of the House Appropriations Committee, speaks to reporters as she arrives for a closed-door meeting at the Capitol, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in Washington.
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo
February 12, 2019 - 7:42 am
By Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional negotiators reached agreement to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had...
Read More
(From L to R) Congressman Bob Brady, Mayor Kenny, council pres. Darrell Clarke, Cong. Dwight Evans, cong. Brendan Boyle, Sister Mary Scullion, Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell, PHA dir. Kelvin Jeremiah, Donna Cooper of PCCY
Credit: Pat Loeb
Pat Loeb
April 09, 2018 - 5:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Philadelphia's congressional delegation and top city officials joined non-profit leaders Monday to warn that proposed federal budget cuts could have a disastrous effect on residents. But they also found a silver lining. The officials met at the Ruth Williams House, an...
Read More