Shutdown Looming, Congress And White House Seek Budget DealCongressional leaders and the White House are pressing to strike an accord on a $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill.
Wolf Wants Gift Ban, No Pay For Officials In Budget StandoffPennsylvania's governor wants to ban gifts to all elected state officials and to suspend pay for himself, lawmakers and their top aides when they haven't fully enacted a budget by the annual deadline.
Trump's $4 Trillion Budget Helps Move Deficit Sharply HigherPresident Donald Trump is proposing a $4 trillion-plus budget that projects a $1 trillion or so federal deficit.
Rep. Mike Doyle: 'All In All, A Fair Compromise', To Reopen GovernmentOn Capitol Hill, the House has narrowly passed a sweeping bipartisan budget accord, ending an hours-long government shutdown.
Trump Signs Budget Deal, Ending Government ShutdownThe House has narrowly passed a sweeping bipartisan budget accord, ending an hours-long government shutdown.
Gov. Wolf Submits Budget, Calls For Marcellus Shale Tax, Minimum Wage Hike, Fee For Those Using State TroopersDemocratic Gov. Tom Wolf's forthcoming budget plan will rely on improving tax collections and a Marcellus Shale natural gas tax to put more money into Pennsylvania's public schools, skills training, opioid-addiction prevention and social services.
President Trump Signs Short-Term Measure To Reopen GovernmentPresident Donald Trump signed a bill reopening the government late Monday, ending a 69-hour display of partisan dysfunction after Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations.
Senate Vote Scheduled For Monday To End ShutdownThe Senate is scheduled to vote Monday to re-open the government.
Acrimony Deepens After Government Shutdown's First DayDay one of the government shutdown ended with recriminations between the parties deepening and no sign of progress towards ending the impasse.
U.S. Government Shuts Down As Democrats, Republicans Point Finger At Each OtherThe federal government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration in a striking display of Washington dysfunction.
Divided Congress Appears To Be Racing Towards A ShutdownA bitterly-divided Congress is hurtling toward a government shutdown this weekend.
Conservatives Balk At GOP Plan To Avert Government Shutdown Hard-line conservatives are threatening to scuttle Republican leaders' plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown.