House conservatives are demanding that lawmakers pay for the $30 billion in sequestration relief for discretionary programs in 2017 that the President and Congress provided last year. Policymakers, however, already paid for the funding increase.
Interim results from the first rigorous, large-scale evaluation of alternative strategies to reduce homelessness among families with children found that vouchers sharply reduce homelessness and housing instability, and do so much more effectively than the other interventions.
Curbs on debt limit standoffs. Some sequestration relief. And, yes, some entitlement reform.
Advocates from across the nation seeking more funding for affordable housing, education, healthcare and many critical nondefense sectors staged a rally outside the Capitol Hill on Wednesday urging Congress to end budget cuts.
The plan is to keep passing GOP bills that ignore the Democrats' concerns.
"These things have to be paid for," Ryan added, "What's the point in having spending caps if they don't enforce fiscal discipline
"In the past, all of the shutdowns and threats of shutdowns occurred because Republicans were trying to change current law
Balancing the budget through reduced spending and increased revenues, ending the vast expansion of the Federal Reserve's balance sheet and normalizing interest rates, are all necessary actions in the effort to right the economy in the face of the Great Recession.
With the 2013 deal set to expire by the end of September, Democrats have begun seeking a replacement. On Wednesday, Murray
The president is banking on the legislative process never getting to that point. Congressional Republicans are invested in