The latest news on federal budget
Direct government jobs is an idea that needs to be tried again.
Some lawmakers are relieved that the tough decisions are out of their hands.
Thousands of government employees face unpaid furloughs this year. Here’s how they’re coping.
The Navy's shipbuilding plan is unaffordable.
The IRS can't do its job if it doesn't have enough employees.
Young workers need to know what entitlements will be available to them when they retire.
Congressional Republicans champion federal spending when it benefits their own districts.
As federal budgets tighten, the Smithsonian is trying new fundraising methods.
Asking where federal aid should stop is a serious question.
Helping tornado victims in Oklahoma means choosing not to do something else.