WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) released in a statement Wednesday that the budget increase request for the Hanford site was not only approved, but it came back above what was expected. The Hanford site, home to millions of…
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Governor Jay Inslee is holding a news conference Monday afternoon, announcing his equity package as part of his 2021-2023 budget proposal. "I'm rolling out my equity proposals for the upcoming legislative session at 3:00 PM today," the…
Senate Republican leaders are struggling to secure a majority of their conference to vote for a massive budget deal, something that could be an embarrassment for President Donald Trump, especially after House Republicans voted en masse against the deal his administration cut.
President Donald Trump and bipartisan congressional leaders clinched a sweeping two-year budget agreement that would produce hundreds of billions in new spending and take the threat of a fiscal crisis off of Washington's plate for more than two years.
President Donald Trump announced Monday evening that a sweeping two-year, $1.37 trillion budget deal has been struck, calling the plan a "real compromise."
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Senate Democrats have passed a key tax bill that appears to be part of a budget deal that has not yet been made public.
Attorney General William Barr said special counsel Robert Mueller did not ask him or Congress to come to a determination on whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, but that he made a conclusion there wasn't a case to prosecute because "that's generally how the Department of Justice works."
The Education Department failed to include funding for the Special Olympics in its budget proposal this year after it was rebuffed by the White House's budget office, a department official familiar with the process tells CNN.
House lawmakers chastised Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Wednesday for the administration's attempt to slash the State Department budget, repeatedly highlighting the disconnect between the Trump administration's rhetoric about priorities and its willingness to fund them.
Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said Sunday that the Trump administration does not plan to pull money away from programs that are funded through the current fiscal year in order to fund a wall along the Southern border and that there isn't an existing list of projects "that are absolutely going to not be funded so that the wall can be."
President Donald Trump delivered a 2020 budget to Congress on Monday that cuts spending across the board yet still isn't projected to balance for 15 years, even with ambitious economic growth forecasts.
President Donald Trump delivered a 2020 budget to the Democratic-controlled House on Monday that cuts spending nearly across the board yet still isn't projected to balance for 15 years, even with ambitious economic growth forecasts.
President Donald Trump will ask for a Pentagon budget of $718 billion for 2020, part of an overall $750 billion request for defense, two US officials tell CNN.
The Trump administration has been internally discussing how to get countries that host US troops in times of peace to pay more of the cost of keeping those troops stationed there.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Gov. Jay Inslee is proposing a new capital gains tax and an increase in business taxes on services as part of his next two-year budget proposal that looks to increase spending on the state's mental health system and the environment, including funding on efforts to help the state's struggling orca population.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Latest on Gov. Jay Inslee's budget announcement (all times local):11:05 a.m.Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is proposing $1.1 billion in spending - and a partial whale-watching ban - to help support the recovery of Puget Sound's critically endangered orcas.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday instructed every agency secretary in his Cabinet to cut 5% from their budget for next year.
Officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency insisted Wednesday that the transfer of nearly $10 million of its budget to US Immigration and Customs Enforcement will not affect the agency's hurricane response and other disaster relief efforts.
Lawmakers return to work Tuesday facing a deadline to fund the government or risk a shutdown at the end of the month, something Republicans leaders are anxious to avoid as they brace for what could be a tough midterm election in November.
A new internal document obtained by CNN shows the Transportation Security Administration's proposal to eliminate screening at more than 150 small to medium sized airports is just one of several cost-saving measures the agency is discussing.
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Senate Republican leaders are facing mounting pressure from President Donald Trump and a vocal group of rank-and-file senators to pass a series of spending bills ahead of their summer break and avoid a year-end messy fight to keep the government open, like the ones that have plagued Congress in the past.
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Lawmakers return to Capitol Hill on Monday after being away for what was a chaotic and damaging week for President Donald Trump, who is under scrutiny from federal investigators and questions surrounding a payment made to adult film actress Stormy Daniels.