New projections show Wisconsin's transportation budget is spiraling toward a $63.5 million deficit by mid-2015, leaving lawmakers groping for how to pay for building and repairing roads across the state over the next two years.
Who'll be the first to feel the sting?
Republicans and Democrats are selling their budget plans back home as models for how they would run Washington if they win the November elections.
Republicans pushed an election-year, $3.5 trillion budget through the House on Thursday that relies on biting spending cuts and a revamping of Medicare to curb massive federal deficits, drawing a sharp contrast with how President Barack Obama and Democrats would tackle the nation's fiscal problems.
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By Philip Elliott AP Writer Washington — President Barack Obama outlined major new government stimulus and jobs proposals on Tuesday, saying the nation must continue to “spend our way out […]
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By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has alerted domestic agencies to plan for a freeze or even a 5 percent cut in their budgets, […]
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit widened more than expected in September as foreign oil prices rose to the highest level in nearly […]
By DANIEL WAGNER and MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Business Writers WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal deficit hit a record for October as the new budget year began where the old one […]
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