Feb 16, 2012 Do Americans agree with President Obama's latest budget proposal? Gallup's editor-in-chief Frank Newport explains what Americans want the government to cut and spend more money on.
Feb 13, 2012 President Obama has published his multi-trillion-dollar budget. Despite it being an election year, Karen Shaw Petrou thinks we should take it seriously.
Feb 13, 2012 In his new budget released today, President Obama said he wants Congress to let the Treasury Department use cheaper materials to mint our coins.
Feb 10, 2012 President Obama unveils his budget for next year on Monday, at a community college just outside of Washington, D.C. But how serious is this executive branch wish list in a gridlocked Washington?
Feb 1, 2012 Like it or not, some form of major tax change is coming over the next several years. The reason is well-known: The federal government's dire long-term fiscal situation. The real question is what kind of tax overhaul.
Dec 16, 2011 Long-term budget issues in Washington are yet to be resolved, but it is likely that leaders will settle on a temporary two month extension of the payroll tax cuts.
Dec 16, 2011 Now that Congress has averted a government shutdown, it takes up the extension of the payroll tax cut and long-term unemployment benefits
Dec 16, 2011 For now, it looks at though leaders in Washington will push back any long lasting decisions on the deficit into next year.
Dec 15, 2011 The budget debate in Washington has put a lot of programs in danger, including those that depend on research and development tax cuts to innovate.
Dec 9, 2011 As news from Europe points to greater fiscal scrutiny for countries in the EU, questions are raised as to whether a balanced budget amendment here at home could finally pass.