Paul Ryan's budget for a fourth year in a row this week, they'll go on record again in favor of big spending cuts across a wide swath of programs, including Medicaid, food and farm aid and eliminating subsidies for Amtrak and airline flights to small cities. Easy in theory, hard in practice, "Ryan, the GOP's vice presidential nominee in 2012, says of some recent votes.
The proposal to reduce the IRS budget to $11.3 billion and impose new rules on how the agency collects taxes follows a series of scandals last year, including some embarrassing IRS training videos that spoofed the TV show "Star Trek," with one staffer starring as Mr.
WASHINGTON, Jan 13- Negotiators in the U.S. Congress on Monday unveiled a $1.1 trillion spending bill aimed at boosting funding levels slightly for the military and domestic programs and preventing another shutdown of federal agencies.
WASHINGTON, Nov 18- Top Republicans on the House Appropriations Committee on Monday urged budget negotiators to agree on spending levels for two years by Dec. 2 so that Congress can pass annual spending bills and avoid another government shutdown.