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.
WASHINGTON -- Time to bring out the veto pen, Mr. President. The Senate on Wednesday passed the annual National Defense Authorization
The coming months may be the last best chance to eliminate spending caps in the Obama era.
CSH has been working with our partners nationally and in the field to reverse budget caps and cuts imposed by our federal leaders through a process called sequestration (forced confiscation of funds).
If we want to save children from the trauma of homelessness, we must increase the resources available to families in need of stable housing.
The plan is to keep passing GOP bills that ignore the Democrats' concerns.
Asked if he could support raising the spending caps set in 2011's deal -- as he and Murray did in 2013 -- he didn't say no