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Tax Regulation at Center of GOP Dispute

Tax Regulation at Center of GOP Dispute

The Republican Party is in disagreement over which agencies should have say in writing new regulations from last year’s tax […]

Why steel and aluminum tariffs matter to the U.S. economy

Why steel and aluminum tariffs matter to the U.S. economy

The Trump administration has proposed steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. This would boost American business, but possibly have […]

Will the dollar slide continue? Analysts weigh in

Will the dollar slide continue? Analysts weigh in

The dollar was expected to bounce back this year from a nasty dip in the year before. However, we are […]

Trump Officials Face Decision on Lifetime Limits for Medicaid

Trump Officials Face Decision on Lifetime Limits for Medicaid

The Trump administration is testing the waters on how much flexibility to give to state in reference to Medicaid programs. […]

Underfunding the State Department could hurt U.S. exports — and U.S. companies

Underfunding the State Department could hurt U.S. exports — and U.S. companies

The US Department of State remains in an internal struggle over funding and size. The newest Senate budget deal would […]

What’s in the White House Budget Request?

What’s in the White House Budget Request?

The NY Times offers a review of the 2019 fiscal budget outlined by the White House. This is mostly a […]

General Dynamics to buy CSRA for almost $7 billion

General Dynamics to buy CSRA for almost $7 billion

General Dynamics, a defense contractor, will spend almost $7 billion in its most recently purchase of CSRA (a company that provides IT […]

Trump to release $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan on Monday

Trump to release $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan on Monday

President Trump unveiled his plan to dedicate $1.5 trillion in more funding to infrastructure. The plan will seek to stick […]

US House passes budget bill to end shutdown

US House passes budget bill to end shutdown

The House passed the Senate-proposed budget deal earlier today. Legislators voted 240 to 186 to approve the legislation. 67 Republicans contested […]

US Senate Strikes 2-year Budget Deal

US Senate Strikes 2-year Budget Deal

The US Senate has created a bipartisan budget deal that would allow the government to remain funded for two years. […]