Jan 1, 2014 Congress will return to the New Year without needing to fight about the budget. Will they take the opportunity to deal with other issues?
Dec 13, 2013 The House of Representatives has passed a budget agreement aimed at avoiding another government shutdown. How will it affect the sequestration?
Dec 16, 2013 This story about 55 tax breaks about to expire starts in an unlikely place: Barn 63 at the Belmont Race Track in Belmont, N.Y., at the stall of a pretty brown horse with a white star on her forehead.
Dec 6, 2013 A deal to avoid another government shutdown seems to be coalescing around increasing revenues -- but not taxes.
Nov 4, 2013 Detroit's infrastructure problems grind on, despite bankruptcy.
Oct 23, 2013 The city says it can't pay for the $18 billion in long-term liabilities it has accumulated.
Oct 10, 2013 In his travels for The Atlantic and Marketplace's American Futures project, Jim Fallows says the American economy in small cities and towns is doing all right.
Oct 7, 2013 San Francisco is experimenting with what's known as participatory budgeting to give more people a say in how their tax dollars are spent.
Sep 30, 2013 We might not be getting a jobs report this Friday.