government budgets

Alabama

House Republicans are making a gamble with a possible Jim Jordan speakership | #elections | #alabama

CNN  —  If House Republicans elect hard-charging Jim Jordan as speaker on Tuesday, they will be picking an election denier who is known for working to shut down the government rather than running it. The party would be ending its two-week speakership debacle, but it’d be elevating a ringleader in former President Donald Trump’s attempt […]

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City Council

Birmingham City Council: How an equal pay claim took down Britain’s second-biggest city | #citycouncil

London CNN  —  Birmingham — the biggest British city after London — is in dire financial straits. The city’s council is one of a growing number of local government authorities in the United Kingdom making, or considering, painful spending cuts as a result of insufficient funds. Birmingham’s effective bankruptcy is uniquely tied to hefty compensation […]

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Alabama

Biden signs $1.7 trillion government spending bill into law | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

CNN  —  President Joe Biden on Thursday signed a $1.7 trillion federal spending bill that includes a number of administration priorities and officially avoids a government shutdown, ending what he called a “year of historic progress.” “It’ll invest in medical research, safety, veteran health care, disaster recovery, (Violence Against Women Act) funding – and gets […]

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Alabama

Congress has so much to do before Christmas | #elections | #alabama

A version of this story appears in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN  —  It is the most productive time of year on Capitol Hill – after the election and before Republicans take over the House of Representatives – when the current Congress tries to […]

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Alabama

Biden White House warns against ‘disastrous consequences’ as Congress barrels toward government funding deadline | #elections | #alabama

CNN  —  With the midterm elections in the rearview mirror, President Joe Biden and top White House officials now face a government funding deadline – all as House Republicans are promising to deliver partisan warfare in the next Congress with their new majority. And the clock is ticking. With a government funding expiration deadline now […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas governor recommends school funding increase

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday recommended that lawmakers increase public school funding by $550 million over the next two years to raise teacher pay, as the Republican prepares to leave office in January. Hutchinson presented his budget recommendations to a legislative panel days after Republican Sarah Huckabee Sanders was elected […]

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Alaska

Biden signs bill to avert government shutdown, aid Ukraine | Politics | #alaska | #politics

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