deficit

Subcommittee Releases Potential Education Funding Solutions
The Subcommittee says Wyoming is faced with a budget phenomenon known as a “double-whammy,”- mineral prices and production are in decline, but the State is still required to provide the same level of education goods and services previously maintained by the energy economy.
Congress Charts New Course Over Deficit
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s sharp disagreements over taxes and spending are on a re-routed collision course, as Senate Democrats launch a plan that includes new taxes and House Republicans vow to speed up their plan to balance the federal budget with spending cuts alone. The Republi…
Bush Tax Cut Debate Dooms Deal To Cut Deficit
WASHINGTON (AP) — A long-running war between Democrats and Republicans over Bush-era tax cuts doomed the debt supercommittee’s chances of reaching a deal. Efforts to overhaul the tax code may await the same fate as both parties gear up to make taxes a central issue in 2012 elections. R…