Jan 17, 2014 President Obama signed the $1.1 trillion spending bill that funds the federal government through the end of September.
Jan 17, 2014 California's rainfall last year was the lowest since 1877, it hasn’t rained yet this "rainy season," fire watch started in January, and there's almost no Sierra snowpack to melt. There's a drought emergency in this giant agricultural state.
Jan 14, 2014 Six government programs the government is still funding. Believe it or not.
Jan 14, 2014 The International Monetary Fund has ended up smack in the middle of the budget debate in Washington.
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 22, 2013 California says no to letting insurers reissue canceled plans for another year. And it’s not just because the policies are substandard. Without those customers on the exchanges the whole thing could collapse.
Oct 14, 2013 To free up tickets for concerts and sporting events, California is the latest state to ban ticket bot programs.