budget

  • How to Cut the Budget

    President-elect Barack Obama has talked of going line by line to trim the fat in government spending. We want to find out just how easy is it to cut spending. James Horney is Director of…

  • Whose Belt is Tightening More?

    The Federal Government is tightening its belt. We learn about what it’ll mean for the rank-and-file federal worker from FederalNewsRadio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.

  • Obama pledges to cut deficit in half

    President Barack Obama has vowed to cut the country’s budget deficit in half by the end of his first term. Obama laid out the guiding principle of his budget policy at a White House conference.

  • The vexing agency recovery issue — and remember, the transparency has never been done

    There is all sorts of consternation right now about the stimulus bill. There is all sorts of concern about the money flow itself, which is more like a fire hose. Many agency executives are concerned…

  • The Amazing Causey Predicts…

    President Barack Obama is going to reveal his first federal budget on Thursday. Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has some predictions of his own for us.

  • Not Ordinary Times

    President Barack Obama releases an overview of his 2010 budget this morning, and one of his biggest goals is cutting the deficit in half by the end of his first term. Many are asking whether…

  • A summary of spending proposals

    A summary of spending proposals from the Obama administration

  • Funding Fight Update

    President Barack Obama sent Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and OMB Director Peter Orzag to Capitol Hill yesterday to defend the 2010 budget proposal. Jodi Schneider is Senior Editor at Congressional Quarterly and brings us up…

  • What’s the Holdup?

    The Senate has postponed voting on a $410-billion dollar omnibus spending plan to keep most federal agencies running thru the end of this fiscal year. Up to now, programs have been getting money at 2008…

  • Stopgap measure passes Congress

    Amy Morris Executive Editor, FederalNewsRadio In an effort to keep the federal government running for at least the next few days, Congress passed a stopgap spending measure today. This became necessary after a massive funding…