federal budget

Policy Snags Hold Up to $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lingering snags caused by policy differences are holding up a must-pass, $1.1 trillion spending bill in Congress, including a provision that could lead to pension cuts for more than 1 million retirees and a plan to relax new regulations on some risky financial products.
What Is Sequester, Or Sequestration?
Jo Comerford, executive director of the National Priorities Project, a non-partisan group that focuses on the federal budget . "We crack open the budget for everyone," adding the group tried to make the process and information as accessible to everyone as possible.