"The Fiscal Ship” game demonstrates public policy trade-offs that go into government budgeting.
It's like comparing apples and oranges, professor Golnaz Motie says, because the government has many more tools and huge immediate obligations.
Want to balance the federal budget? A video game lets you do it. Elizabeth Newbury of the Federal Games Guild and Wilson Center explains.
The list includes dwindling trust funds for Social Security and Medicare and potential bubbles in the housing and stock markets.
The Trump administration is threatening to pull federal funding from the cities, which it says “have refused to undertake reasonable measures to counteract criminal activities.”
The IRS is trying to modernize its computer systems and improve customer service — with a smaller budget and workforce.
Budgets offer a chance to project good times and appeal to certain constituencies.
John Harwood of CNBC explains why Republicans "support spending cuts in theory" but have a hard time getting there in practice.
An expanded earned income tax credit has been floated by a number of Democratic presidential hopefuls.
A bipartisan committee has spent nearly a year trying to come up with a better way to do things