Government Cutbacks

Republican Budget to Add $1.5T Budget Deficit to Fund Trump’s Tax Cuts

Republican Budget to Increase U.S. Budget Deficit  Senate Republicans may have finally found a consensus on something. After failing to unite on the Obamacare repeal bill, they have finally reached an agreement on the fiscal budget. Republicans have agreed that the Republican budget will add to the U.S. budget deficit to help pay for President Trump’s tax plan. The (more…)

Connecticut Governor’s Fourth Budget Proposal Includes Budget Cuts to Appease Republicans

Dannel P. Malloy Proposes Budget Cuts to End the State’s Budget Impasse Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy has put forth his fourth budget proposal, once again hoping that the state’s longstanding budget impasse will end. The proposal includes about $150.0 million in state budget cuts in the next two years. The Democratic governor hopes that (more…)

Trump Implies That FEMA Could Leave Puerto Rico While the Island Remains in a State of Devastation

FEMA could leave Puerto Rico

Trump’s Tweets Say That FEMA May Leave the Disaster-Struck U.S. Territory Earlier Than Anticipated A series of tweets from President Donald Trump imply that the federal government may withdraw the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from Puerto Rico earlier than anticipated, despite the U.S. territory still largely in a state of disarray.