Fiscal and Economic News from
Around the Nation

November 2019

Source: Axios
Nov 13, 2019
U.S. Budget Gap Hits $134.5 Billion, Up 34% in a Year
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Source: Marketplace
Nov 13, 2019
Fiscal Policy is Needed Now, Fed Chair Says
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Source: The Hill
Nov 13, 2019
White House Prepared to Support December CR
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Source: USA Today
Nov 13, 2019
Powell: U.S. Debt is 'on Unsustainable Path,' Crimping Ability to Respond to Recession
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Source: Roll Call
Nov 13, 2019
Surprise Billing Fight Highlights Hurdles for Bolder Health Care Changes
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Source: The Washington Post
Nov 12, 2019
Congress Prepares to Avert Shutdown Nov. 21 with Another Short-Term Spending Bill
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Source: POLITICO
Nov 12, 2019
Congress Struggles to Avoid Shutdown as Impeachment Looms
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Source: The Hill
Nov 12, 2019
Trump Tax Adviser Floats Middle-Class Cuts Ahead of 2020
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Source: AP News
Nov 12, 2019
Impeachment Aside, Federal Budget Remains a Pressing Matter
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Source: CNN
Nov 12, 2019
Clock Ticking as Lawmakers Move to Avoid Government Shutdown
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Source: Bloomberg
Nov 12, 2019
Fed Likely to Defy History With Rates Steady Through Elections
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Source: The Hill
Nov 11, 2019
Congress Hunts for Path out of Spending Stalemate
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Source: Marketplace
Nov 10, 2019
Powell to Address Congress as Economic Picture Seems Brighter
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Source: The Wall Street Journal
Nov 10, 2019
Rising Yields Quiet Bond Market’s Key Recession Alarm
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Source: The Hill
Nov 10, 2019
Falling Investment Revives Attacks Against Trump's Tax Cuts
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Source: Roll Call
Nov 8, 2019
December Stopgap Funding Seems Likely Path Forward for Long-Delayed Appropriations
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Source: The Hill
Nov 7, 2019
Senate Fight Derails Bipartisan Drug Pricing Bills
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Source: CNBC
Nov 7, 2019
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Pushes Vote on Sweeping Drug-Pricing Bill to December
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Source: The Hill
Nov 6, 2019
Senate Committee Advances Budget Reform Plan
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Source: CNBC
Nov 6, 2019
Here Are Your New Income Tax Brackets for 2020
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Source: AP News
Nov 5, 2019
White House and Pelosi Part Ways on Relief for Drug Prices
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Source: Reuters
Nov 5, 2019
U.S. Congress, White House Mull Stop-Gap Funding Bill to Avoid Government Shutdowns
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Source: Roll Call
Nov 5, 2019
White House Backing Off $8.6 Billion Demand for Border Wall Funding
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Source: The Hill
Nov 5, 2019
Income for Poorest Americans Fell Faster than Previously Thought: Study
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Source: The Hill
Nov 5, 2019
Lawmakers Dismiss Fresh Fears of Another Government Shutdown
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