A $1.3 trillion federal spending bill working its way through Congress this week sets aside $73 million for Chesapeake Bay restoration and would continue to provide funding for other Maryland priorities previously threatened by deep cuts.
Citing a history of predatory real estate practices in Baltimore, two Maryland lawmakers called on the Trump administration Wednesday to abandon plans to strip a division of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau of its enforcement powers.
Talks will resume Monday after a bipartisan effort to reopen the federal government before the start of the workweek failed to bring about an agreement late Sunday, leaving agencies shuttered for a third day with negotiations set to continue.
A $3.9 trillion federal budget proposal expected to be unveiled by the Trump administration Tuesday will call for deep cuts to safety net programs like Medicaid and food stamps while increasing spending for infrastructure and a paid parental leave program.
Lawmakers return to Capitol Hill today facing the prospect of a government shutdown by the end of the week, and a politically perilous decision on whether to attempt another overhaul of the health insurance law known as Obamacare.
President Donald Trump unveiled a budget Thursday that calls for eliminating spending on the Chesapeake Bay, reducing medical research and slashing the federal workforce to levels not seen in decades — part of an effort to force a historic resizing of the government he now leads.
President Donald Trump's budget will recommend deep spending cuts to federal agencies overseeing housing, the environment and diplomacy and would likely lead to a smaller federal workforce if approved by Congress, an architect of the plan said Wednesday.
As he moves quickly to build his administration, President Donald Trump has offered little indication who he will nominate as the next commissioner of the Social Security Administration – an agency that has gone four years without a permanent leader.
WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans are stepping up their rhetoric on federal employee compensation — positioning the issue as a central bargaining chip in negotiations next month over raising the debt ceiling and paying for government operations.