Mar 12, 2012 The Senate is likely to pass an extension of the federal transportation spending bill this week. But it will only fund highway and transit projects for two years. Most generally take five years.
Feb 23, 2012 Powdered wigs and town crier optional
Feb 17, 2012 Parts of the broadcast spectrum will be auctioned off to help cover the costs of the payroll tax cut and extended long-term unemployment benefits. Even a sliver of spectrum could bring a big chunk of cash.
Heidi N. Moore
Feb 16, 2012 Congressional negotiators have agreed to a deal that would extend the payroll tax cut through the end of the year, which means more money will go into more people's pockets and perhaps, they will go out and spend it.
Heidi N. Moore
Feb 15, 2012 A tentative deal has been reached to extend the payroll tax cut, as well as some unemployment benefits and Medicare payments. As the economy stays sluggish, we're in an era of seemingly endless government stimulus.
Feb 15, 2012 News out of the U.S. and Europe today could mean more spending at home and more debt problems in Greece. But Josh Brown of Fusion Analytics says neither piece of news will make a huge difference in the markets.
Feb 14, 2012 After much disagreement, it looks as though House Republicans and Democrats might soon agree to extend the payroll tax cuts, which put a little extra money into our wallets each month.
Feb 13, 2012 The details of the payroll tax reduction, the chances it’ll be extended and how it’ll be paid for.
Feb 10, 2012 In the midst of debates that could potentially tighten the rules on insider trading in Washington, the head of the House Financial Services Committee faces serious allegations.
Feb 8, 2012 Republicans in the House of Representatives have introduced their version of an anti-insider trading bill. The version that passed the Senate had provisions that focused specifically on those who traffic in 'political intelligence.'