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As more people lose their jobs and the prices of goods and services steadily increase, it's time for you to take action and do something about those bills. Fast.
GOP-led spending cuts have led to "the most discouraging recovery on record," an Economic Policy Institute study says.
Complete the fast: Transfer cash to savings The idea is that severely limiting your spending for a time can act as a hard
Not everybody is as thrilled with the governor's plans as From is. Eve Rips, Midwest director of Young Invincibles, says
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivered his first budget address to the General Assembly Feb . 18, outlining his plans for getting the state's finances back on track.
Within 24 hours of Governor Bruce Rauner taking office, numerous media outlets reported on his immediate steps to rectify Illinois' dire financial situation.
Despite cries of doom since the across-the-board cuts known as sequestration surfaced in Washington in 2011, the Pentagon has seen few actual reductions, and there is no indication that will change any time soon.
Let's help our budget crises by continuing billion-dollar handouts to huge, profitable agribusinesses. Apparently, that's what Congress thinks.
Teams of analysts from four think tanks, who unveiled the results of a defense budget-cutting exercise at a Capitol Hill
The deficit hawks' prophecies of near-term doom have not materialized.
While Illinoisians rang in the New Year with family and friends, a little-noticed new forecast released by the Governor's Office of Management and Budget (GOMB) on the first of the year leaves no room for celebration.
It's not over -- they still have to appropriate their new top-line spending numbers down to all the agencies -- but it looks like the budget deal that quite handily cleared both chambers will soon be enacted. But I've got a few lingering thoughts
The Financial Times has a story on Monday that is long and paywalled and not all that surprising to anybody who has been
WASHINGTON, Oct 24 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Thursday said it was "crucial" to close wasteful loopholes
In all, Northrop Grumman employees and PAC gave considerably more in campaign contributions to the key House defense panels
Zach Carter joins HuffPost Live to discuss how sequestration has hurt "Head Start" families.
This story appears in Issue 58 of our weekly iPad magazine, Huffington, in the iTunes App store, available Friday, July 19
As the fiscal picture has improved, both through actions we've taken already and the improving economy, it's much tougher to make the hair-on-fire urgency case that drove this benighted debate in recent years.
"It's amazing what a drop of four- or five-billion dollars a year in the deficit will do," Flake said. "My view is it's still