Government Finance

Q&A: Should anyone worry about a $22 trillion national debt?

Feb 13, 2019

Q&A: Should anyone be worried about a $22 trillion national debt?

US budget deficit running 41.8 percent above last year

Feb 13, 2019

US budget deficit 41.8 percent higher than last year as revenues flat while spending up

Budget defeat puts Spain's center-left government on ropes

Feb 13, 2019

Catalan separatist and right-wing lawmakers in the Spanish parliament's lower house rejected Wednesday the ruling Socialist government's 2019 budget plan, paving the way for a possible call of early elections by Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez

The Latest: Spain: Early election decision expected Friday

Feb 13, 2019

The Spanish prime minister's office says Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez plans to announce Friday whether he will call an early election after his government lost a key budget vote

Spanish parliament rejects Socialist government's budget, setting the stage for possible early elections

Feb 13, 2019

Spanish parliament rejects Socialist government's budget, setting the stage for possible early elections

National debt hits new milestone, topping $22 trillion

Feb 13, 2019

National debt hits new milestone at $22 trillion, up $2.06 trillion since Trump took office

Analysis: Missing piece in Trump's wall is GOP support

Feb 12, 2019

Analysis: Trump's wall was never a priority in the Republican-led Congress

New York Gov. Cuomo to urge Trump to rethink tax changes

Feb 12, 2019

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited the White House to urge President Donald Trump to rethink a provision in the 2017 tax overhaul that Cuomo says is prompting a sharp decline in state revenues

Infosys forms community college partnership in Rhode Island

Feb 12, 2019

Technology company Infosys has announced a new partnership with a community college in Rhode Island to develop workers for digital jobs

Bill, Melinda Gates unfazed by criticism of wealthy giving

Feb 12, 2019

Bill and Melinda Gates are pushing back against a new wave of criticism about whether billionaire philanthropy is a force for good