Congress is working to approve a federal budget before the next fiscal year starts Oct. 1.
Building A Federal Budget
Senate Rejects Trump's $15 Billion Clawback Bill In Procedural Vote
On Wednesday, the Senate voted down a motion to move the White House's budget cutback bill onto the full chamber's calendar.
Trump Signs A Massive Spending Bill, Despite His Earlier Veto Threat
President Donald Trump signed the bill Friday afternoon, just hours after he said on Twitter he was "considering a veto" on the legislation.
Bill to End Government Shutdown Passed A Key Procedural Vote In Senate
The Senate approved a key procedural vote for the budget bill on Monday, a step closer to ending the government shutdown.
Senate Scheduled To Vote On Spending Bill Monday
The U.S. Senate is scheduled to vote on a short-term spending bill Monday. But the biggest hurdle still appears to be DACA.
The House Just Passed A Budget Bill That Will Make Tax Reform Easier
Republicans in the House of Representatives approved a 2018 budget that allows Congress to add $1.5 trillion to the deficit.
Senate Passes The GOP Budget Bill, Paving The Way For Tax Reform
Beyond funding the government, the legislation sets aside $1.5 trillion for tax cuts the Republican Party hopes to pass.
House Approves 2018 Budget, Paving The Way For Major Tax Reform
The budget includes up to $203 billion in spending cuts.
House GOP Budget Between A Moderate Rock And A Hard-Right Place
House leadership wants to pass something before August recess, but it's looking less and less likely.
Congress' Military Budget Is Even Bigger Than Trump Asked For
The House version of the National Defense Authorization Act passed with strong bipartisan support. The Senate has yet to vote on the bill.
Analysis: Trump Budget's Debt Estimate Is Off By Trillions Of Dollars
The Congressional Budget Office's projection of the proposed 2018 budget had a $3.7 trillion discrepancy with the White House's projection.
Does Trump's Budget Cut Medicaid Funding? No One Seems To Know
Lawmakers have criticized the budget's impact on Medicaid, with the estimated funding cuts ranging from $600 billion to $1.4 trillion.
Some GOP Lawmakers Really Don't Like Trump's Proposed Budget Cuts
Some have called it "dead on arrival."
Trump's Budget Proposal Is Based On Some Pretty Optimistic Assumptions
The Trump budget expects the U.S. economy to reach 3 percent by 2021. But economists say that number isn't realistic.
It Seems President Trump Wants To Keep Moving On The Border Wall
The U.S. budget proposal has been finalized, and the Trump administration wants $1.6 billion for building materials on the border project.
Trump's Budget Would Make It Harder To Clean Up Highly Polluted Sites
The EPA wants to clean up more hazardous sites but may have to go at it with fewer resources than expected.
Ivanka Trump Might Have Helped Shape Part Of The Federal Budget Plan
The first daughter has been a vocal advocate for paid parental leave.
Trump Says The US 'Needs A Good Shutdown'
The last time the U.S. had a government shutdown, it cost the economy an estimated $24 billion.
A New Budget Deal Will Likely Save The Government From Shutdown
Lawmakers reached a bipartisan agreement that will fund federal agencies through September, avoiding a government shutdown.
Congress Just Passed A Bill To Avoid A Government Shutdown — For Now
Congress now has until May 5 to pass a longer-term government funding bill.
Republicans Offer Democrats A Dollar-For-Dollar Budget Deal
A government shutdown would come on President Donald Trump's 100th day in office, so Republicans have offered Democrats a last-minute deal.
Another Government Shutdown? Here's Why This Keeps Happening
For the past 20 years, Congress has relied more on temporary measures to keep the government running.
The Secret Service Wanted A $60M Budget Increase To Protect The Trumps
But it's not clear how the budget compares to previous presidents' needs.
The Budget Blueprint Would Give Trump's Border 'Wall' A Boost
Only a handful of agencies would see an increase in budget. The Department of Homeland Security is one.
US Diplomacy And 'Soft Power' Face Big Cuts In Trump's Budget
President Trump's own defense secretary once spoke out in favor of State Department funding.
There's Little Room In Trump's Budget For Climate Science
President Donald Trump's proposed 2018 budget includes large cuts in funding for climate research and programs.
Military Wins, EPA And State Department Lose In Trump's First Budget
As expected, the proposed budget includes significant cuts to many federal agencies, like the State Department and Environmental Protection Agency.
Trump's Budget Cuts Could Affect Embassies And Diplomats
By slashing funding for the State Department and foreign aid, President Donald Trump's budget proposal might cut into embassy security.
Trump's Budget Plan: More For Defense, Less For Almost Everything Else
President Trump wants to spend more on the military by cutting spending across the board in other departments.