July 20, 2024

Gen Z TikTokkers reveal how much how they budget their finances in hot new ‘payday routines’ trend

Social media trends, specifically on TikTok, can cover a wide range of topics, from new food recipes to viral dances and much more.  One trend, however, is rawer than most as creators are sharing very transparently how they divvy up their paychecks each week.  Videos with the keywords “payday routine” on TikTok are virtually endless and millennials […]

Adams keeps blaming Washington for budget woes amid his own troubles

New York City Mayor Eric Adams continues to press Washington for help amid his own political troubles. | Richard Drew/AP NEW YORK — For more than a year, Mayor Eric Adams has been demanding financial support from the federal government to pay for migrants in the city’s care. A federal investigation into the mayor’s fundraising

California Faces a $32 Billion Deficit, ‘This Was Not an Easy Budget’

California Governor Gavin Newsom (D)  announced a revised budget plan to address the state’s $32 billion deficit. Since January, the state’s deficit has grown by $10 billion, as reported by the AP. While the state’s budget is balanced this year, in the coming years the state is committed to spending more money than it will

GOP Rep. Roy: We Should ‘Jam’ Border Bill Through Using Budget or Debt Ceiling

On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Ingraham Angle,” Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) argued that House Republicans should force through the border bill just passed by the House using either the budget or the debt ceiling increase. Roy said, “We are getting absolutely inundated and this administration doesn’t seem to care, and they’re trying

House GOP budget chief moves forward after McCarthy beef

Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) confers with House Budget Committee Chairman Jodey Arrington (R-Texas) at the Capitol in Washington, March 8, 2src23. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo A congressional budget chief’s job often looks thankless: Toil to unite your party around a detailed fiscal plan — and then watch your opponents use it

Joe Biden’s 2023 Border Budget: More Money for Migrants

President Joe Biden’s budget asks for more money to help deliver more legal, quasi-legal, and illegal migrants into the jobs and homes needed by Americans. Biden’s budget asks for money to hire 500 extra border guards who catch migrants — and money to hire 460 more people to release the migrants so they can travel to

Arizona’s 1st-year governor vetoes GOP-backed state budget

Democratic Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed a Republican-backed budget Thursday, calling it “one-sided” and “an insult to Arizonans.” Hobbs’ budget plan announced in January proposed $17.1 billion in spending for the 2024 fiscal year, which starts on July 1 of this year. The GOP-led House and Senate had voted along party lines Monday in favor […]

Georgia lawmakers reach agreement on state budget including property tax breaks

Georgia lawmakers have reached a final agreement on amendments to this year’s state budget, setting the stage for final House and Senate votes on the spending plan Monday. House Bill 18 raises spending by $2.4 billion after Republican Gov. Brian Kemp raised projected revenue. It includes $950 million for property tax rebates to homeowners and […]

Ohio House passes $12.6 billion state transportation budget in response to East Palestine train derailment

Proposed safety measures in response to the East Palestine train derailment are part of a $12.6 billion state transportation budget passed Wednesday by the Ohio House with bipartisan support. The budget proposal would fund pavement, bridges and other highway projects over two years and includes $1 billion targeted for improvements to rural highways. It would […]

House GOP grits its teeth for the ‘big lift’: A budget battle

At the same time, party leadership will have to ensure steep domestic cuts won’t hurt moderates back home, bruising members in vulnerable districts and threatening an already slim House majority. And in the center of what seems like a near-impossible effort — to draft a budget plan with broad GOP support — sits newly installed

Biden Budget Proposes $6 Trillion Annual Spending as Inflation Soars to 29-Year High

President Joe Biden released his budget Friday, proposing $6.01 trillion in annual spending even as the economy is going through record inflation. The Commerce Department reported Friday that core personal consumption expenditures hit a 3.1 percent annual gain in April — the highest since May 1992. The plan calls for a 36.6 percent increase in…

Attorney General Garland: Biden DOJ Budget Includes $85M Increase to Probe Domestic Terrorism Cases

Attorney General Merrick Garland told House lawmakers Tuesday that the Biden Administration’s 2022 budget request for the Department of Justice (DOJ) would seek an $85 million increase from last year’s budget for domestic terrorism investigations and cases. “Our budget supports my commitment to protecting our national security, including addressing both international and domestic terrorism while…

Biden Budget Requests Increase In Defense Spending, Identifies China As ‘Top Challenge’

April 09, 2021 12:39 PM ET President Joe Biden’s budget for the fiscal year 2022 calls for a slight increase in defense spending to $715 billion and identifies combatting China as the “top challenge” for the U.S. as a whole. The defense spending in Biden’s first budget request reflects the Pentagon’s ongoing efforts to pivot…

House Budget Chair Yarmuth: Some People Who Could Use Direct Payment Won’t Get It

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Cross Connection,” House Budget Committee Chair John Yarmuth (D-KY) stated that under the coronavirus relief bill, “there will be people who could use” the $1,400 direct payments “who will not get it, but, again, 250 million people will.” Yarmuth said, “I think that what you have to say is we’re…

The Final Air Force One Budget is Here and Trump Just Saved Taxpayers a Ton of Money.

The United States government has reached a final deal with Boeing to build two brand new Air Force One airplanes. In 2016 shortly after winning the White House, President Trump publicly berated the company for what he believed was overcharging taxpayers. He also threatened to cancel the order. Boeing is building a brand new 747 […]

U.S. Budget Just Made History: Best Month Ever.

In April, the federal government took in a record sum of $515 billion in taxes, according to a newly released Congressional Budget Office report. During that time, we spent $297 billion. Yes, you read that correctly: We actually took in more than we spent — a lot more. That $218 billion surplus is, in fact, […]

Congress Passes Huge Budget, But It’s Not Trump’s.

The Senate followed the House by passing a $1.3 trillion spending bill early Friday morning that funds the government through September, after taking 11 hours to consider the 2,232-page bill. The spending bill and its contents attracted ire from both parties, but Republicans in the majority took issue with both the substance and the process […]

Congress Blew Through the Budget Caps, Again. Here’s What Needs to Change.

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 signed into law last week really should be renamed the Bipartisan Budget Crash Act. This spending spree takes a Mack Truck and rams through the hard-fought budget caps under the 2011 Budget Control Act to the tune of at least $300 billion. When all is said and done, the […]

5 Takeaways From Trump’s New Budget Proposal.

President Donald Trump delivered his fiscal year 2019 budget request to Congress on Monday, officially kicking off the 2019 budget season. Congress must now do its job and build off the president’s budget and craft its own budget resolution. In light of last week’s budget-busting deal, now more than ever it is crucial for Congress […]

Donald Trump signs budget deal, US government reopens after brief shutdown

US President Donald Trump says the new budget deal “means JOBS, JOBS, JOBS”. The twin votes put to rest a brief federal freeze that relatively few would notice. Many who did quickly labelled it a pointless, head-scratching episode. The shutdown was the second partial government shutdown in three weeks. The breakdown came largely in the […]

Government Shuts Down Over Sen. Rand Paul’s Protest of Budget Deal

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) caused a government shutdown Thursday evening with his protest of the increased debt that the Senate budget deal would cause. “I can’t in all good honesty, in all good faith, just look the other way because my party is now complicit in the deficits,” Paul said on the floor of the […]

Democrats Kill Off Trump Super-Rally: Announce NO BUDGET DEAL Without DACA Amnesty – Market Plunges 200 Points!

The Dow Jones broke 25,000 for the first time on January 4, 2018. It’s been only seven days and the Dow Jones just broke 26,000 on Tuesday! But all of that changed today at 2:00 PM. Democrat Whip Steny Hoyer announced they would be no budget deal this week without DREAMER Amnesty. Hoyer tweeted this […]

House Passes Senate Budget, Moves One Step Closer To Tax Reform

The House narrowly passed the Senate’s fiscal year 2018 budget equipped with reconciliation instructions for tax reform in a 216-212 vote Thursday. Passing the measure brings Republicans one step closer to their plans to overhaul the tax code. The bill, which allows for $1.5 trillion in deficit spending, provides the GOP with the tools needed to […]

Senate Budget a Major Step Toward Tax Reform, but Falls Short on Spending Reforms

The Senate passed its fiscal year 2018 budget resolution late Thursday night, paving the way for potentially the most comprehensive tax reform package in decades. The proposal is a significant step toward implementing the president and Congress’ tax reform agenda. However, it fails to make significant cuts to federal spending—an important piece of the puzzle […]

Senate narrowly passes 2018 budget, paving way for tax reform

Senate Republicans took the first step Thursday evening toward passing a tax plan and fulfilling a long-held campaign pledge. Senators narrowly voted 51-49 to pass the fiscal 2018 budget after a grueling hours-long marathon on the Senate floor. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) joined with every Democrat and independent to vote against the bill. The spending […]

House passes budget, paving way for tax reform

The House passed its 2018 budget resolution Thursday in a party-line vote that represents a step toward its goal of sending tax-reform legislation to President Trump. In a 219-206 vote, lawmakers approved a budget resolution for 2018 that sets up a process for shielding the GOP tax bill from a filibuster in the Senate. A total […]

BREAKING: House Votes for Budget Resolution That Could Lead to Obamacare Repeal

The House of Representatives has voted for a budget resolution to begin the repeal process of Obamacare. The Senate approved the resolution earlier this week. Republicans don’t have to worry about a Democratic filibuster since they are using the reconciliation process. That doesn’t mean that Republicans are unified in the effort, however. Nine House Republicans […]

The ‘illegals’ budget: $23M for to let in 75,000 more youths, $12.5M to help those already here

Border officials are expecting another huge surge of 75,000 illegal youths to surge across the border this year, the second time in three years, and they want $23 million to handle the crisis. President Obama’s border boss told House appropriators that he wants a “contingency fund of up to $23 million to support up to […]

Hillary Campaign Budget Strategist Was Vice President at Goldman Sachs

The Hillary Clinton campaign employs a former Goldman Sachs vice president who joined the campaign directly from Goldman. As Clinton fights to quell concerns about her close relationship with the New York City investment mega-firm, a look at her payroll reveals that Clinton is paying a former top Goldman executive. Dan Beksha began working as […]

Obama Wants ‘Billions For Gun Control’ In 2017 Budget

On February 9 President Obama released his 2017 budget proposal and it contains “billions for gun control.” Much of this is to fund the various aspects of Obama’s January 5 executive gun controls, which include new FBI personnel to handle National Instant Criminal Background System (NICS) checks, more ATF agents, funding “smart gun” research, expanding […]

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