Fiscal and Economic News from
Around the Nation

October 2018

Source: Roll Call
Oct 15, 2018
McCarthy Bill Would Fund Border Wall, Boost Speaker Bid
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Source: The Hill
Oct 14, 2018
Disasters Become Big Chunk of U.S. Deficit
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Source: Roll Call
Oct 11, 2018
Senate Starting Campaign Recess Two Weeks Early, Gone Through Midterm Election
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Source: CBS News
Oct 11, 2018
The Skyrocketing Interest Payments on U.S. Debt
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Source: The Hill
Oct 11, 2018
GOP Loads Up Lame-Duck Agenda as House Control Teeters
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Source: The New York Times
Oct 10, 2018
Stocks Plunge, as Fresh Tensions with China Batter Tech Shares
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Source: Bloomberg
Oct 9, 2018
Trump to Unveil Steps Soon to Tackle Budget Gap, Hassett Says
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Source: The Washington Post
Oct 9, 2018
The Finance 202: Trump's economy means soaring deficits, too
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Source: CBS News
Oct 8, 2018
Inequality is worsening and could hit U.S. credit rating: Moody's
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Source: The Hill
Oct 5, 2018
Deficit soars to $782 billion in 2018
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Source: The New York Times
Oct 5, 2018
With 8 Years of Job Gains, Unemployment Is Lowest Since 1969
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Source: Bloomberg
Oct 4, 2018
U.S. Government Interest Payments Just Exceeded Belgium's Output
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Source: The Hill
Oct 2, 2018
Congress approved $2.4 trillion in additional debt during fiscal year 2018: Watchdog
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Source: The Hill
Oct 2, 2018
Both sides digging in for post-midterm shutdown fight
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Source: Bloomberg
Oct 1, 2018
Two-Thirds of U.S. Business Economists See Recession by End-2020
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Source: Roll Call
Oct 1, 2018
Republicans Likely in for a Messy December Funding, Leadership Fight
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September 2018

Source: The Hill
Sep 28, 2018
Top House Budget Dem warns deficits, debt must be addressed soon
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Source: CNBC
Sep 28, 2018
House passes tax-cut bills despite unlikely Senate action
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Source: The Hill
Sep 28, 2018
House votes to extend individual tax cuts
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Source: Yahoo!
Sep 26, 2018
Powell: 'Our uniquely expensive healthcare' system will catch up with us
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Source: The Hill
Sep 26, 2018
House passes $854B spending bill to avert shutdown
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Source: The New York Times
Sep 26, 2018
A ‘Particularly Bright’ Moment Brings Another Fed Rate Increase
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Source: CNBC
Sep 26, 2018
House to vote Friday on individual tax cuts: Republican tax chairman
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Source: CNN
Sep 26, 2018
House to vote Wednesday on bill to avert government shutdown
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Source: Roll Call
Sep 26, 2018
Budget Overhaul Panel Dances With Deadline
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