After 6 years of declining deficits, the federal deficit increased to $587 billion in 2016 and U.S. debt held by the public stood at about $14.2 trillion at the end of 2016. 422 weitere Wörter
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I’m reading the rules package you voted for on the first day of the new Congress.
- 25: “The Director of the Congressional Budget Office shall … prepare an estimate of whether a bill … would cause … a net increase in direct spending in excess of $5,000,000,000 in any of the 4 consecutive 10 fiscal year periods….” 143 weitere Wörter
This week, Washington was all about confirmation hearings and repealing the Affordable Care Act. Both will continue during the upcoming shortened week (MLK’s birthday is Monday and the Inauguration on Friday is a federal holiday in the DC area). 430 weitere Wörter