Fiscal and Economic News from
Around the Nation

February 2019

Source: Roll Call
Feb 15, 2019
White House: Wall Funds Would Be “Back-Filled” in 2020 Budget Request
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Source: The New York Times
Feb 14, 2019
As Congress Passes Spending Bill, Trump Plans National Emergency to Build Border Wall
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Source: The New York Times
Feb 14, 2019
Border Security, Foreign Aid and a Raise for Federal Workers: What You Need to Know About the Spending Package
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Source: Bloomberg
Feb 13, 2019
U.S. Budget Deficit Widens to $319 Billion Amid Flat Revenue
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Source: Roll Call
Feb 13, 2019
Trump: “A Shutdown Would Be a Terrible Thing”
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Source: USA Today
Feb 12, 2019
National Debt Tops $22 Trillion for the First Time as Experts Warn of Ripple Effects
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Source: Bloomberg
Feb 12, 2019
Greenspan Warns of “Extremely Imbalanced” Path of U.S. Deficit
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Source: Roll Call
Feb 12, 2019
Trump on Border Deal: “I Can’t Say I’m Thrilled”
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Source: The New York Times
Feb 11, 2019
With Shutdown Looming, Border Deal Is Reached “in Principle”
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Source: AP News
Feb 11, 2019
Budget Talks Resume Amid Pessimism Over Border Differences
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Source: Roll Call
Feb 11, 2019
Appropriators Attempt to Revive Talks Monday as Friday Shutdown Deadline Looms
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Source: POLITICO
Feb 10, 2019
Shutdown Talks Take a Turn for the Worse
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Source: Bloomberg
Feb 8, 2019
Tax Increases Go From Taboo to Trendy, Even for Some Republicans
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Source: The New York Times
Feb 7, 2019
Democrats Aim to Limit Corporate Windfall From Trump Tax Cut
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Source: Roll Call
Feb 7, 2019
Democrats Kick Off Push for Medicare Drug Price Negotiations
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Source: The Hill
Feb 7, 2019
Will Senate GOP Try to Pass a Budget This Year?
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Source: POLITICO
Feb 6, 2019
Negotiators Have Deal Within Sight in Talks to Avert Shutdown
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Source: The Hill
Feb 6, 2019
Lawmakers Say Trump’s Infrastructure Vision Lacks Political Momentum
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Source: CNBC
Feb 5, 2019
Trump Vows to Bolster the Military by Boosting the Pentagon’s Budget and Reassessing Foreign Alliances
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Source: Marketplace
Feb 5, 2019
Will Trump’s State of the Union Address Reset the Debate on Infrastructure?
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Source: Roll Call
Feb 4, 2019
Lots of Legislation Would Deal With Future Shutdowns, But Most of it DOA
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Source: The New York Times
Feb 3, 2019
Democrats Push Plan to Increase Social Security Benefits and Solvency
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Source: npr
Feb 1, 2019
U.S. Added 304,000 Jobs In January; Shutdown Boosted Unemployment To 4 Percent
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January 2019

Source: CNBC
Jan 31, 2019
President Trump and Nancy Pelosi Harden Their Positions in the Latest Border Wall Fight – With Nearly 2 Weeks to Go Before the Next Shutdown Deadline
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Source: Bloomberg
Jan 31, 2019
Treasury Has Wall Street Dreaming Up New Bond Ideas
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