congressional-budget

After months of delay, Congress unveiled its plans for funding the federal government in 2016. NASA will fare extraordinarily well. The space agency will receive $19.3 billion--nearly $1.3 billion more than it did last year. Congress went to bat for NASA and pulled out a bigger increase than anyone expected.
The budget outline just passed by Congress would make massive cuts in anti-poverty programs. The president is right to reject that stunted vision and to insist that Congress stop the cuts and re-start investing.
Like previous Republican budgets, Price's plan contains no tax increases. It assumes Congress will reform the tax code to
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) federal budget proposal, crowded with unrealistic cuts on critical social
Fear seems like a useful leadership tool, but in the end it is fear that prevents us as individuals, as leaders, as a country, and as a human race from becoming our best self.
Latino-Americans can no longer afford to let other people vote for them. We cannot sit back and watch things happen to America, when we have the votes to achieve a better outcome for the nation.
Much to my surprise, I was one of the 41 people arrested on April 11th -- along with the Mayor and six members of the DC council.
It's budget time in Washington -- that very special time of year when the nation discovers yet again exactly how much less we've got, and how much more we'll need, than we ever imagined.