Fiscal and Economic News from
Around the Nation

January 2024

Source: The New York Times
Jan 11, 2024
Right Wing Pressures Johnson to Abandon Spending Deal to Avert Shutdown
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Source: The Wall Street Journal
Jan 11, 2024
Inflation Edged Up in December After Rapid Cooling Most of 2023
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Source: The Washington Post
Jan 11, 2024
Biden Supersized the IRS. Republicans Are Chipping Away at Its Budget.
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Source: The New York Times
Jan 10, 2024
Conservatives Revolt Anew Over Johnson Deal to Avert Shutdown
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Source: The New York Times
Jan 10, 2024
Mortgage Rates and Inflation Could Draw Attention to the Fed This Election
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Source: The Washington Post
Jan 9, 2024
Congress May Need Short-Term Government Funding Law Despite Bipartisan Deal
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Source: Roll Call
Jan 9, 2024
Short-Term Stopgap Bill Appears Likely as Funding Talks Drag
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Source: Roll Call
Jan 8, 2024
Unfinished 2023 Business Dominates Start of 2024 Session
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Source: The Washington Post
Jan 8, 2024
House GOP Stares Down Another Internal Fiscal Fight as Deadline Looms
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Source: The Washington Post
Jan 7, 2024
Congress Has a Deal to Fund the Government and Not Much Time to Pass It
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Source: The Wall Street Journal
Jan 7, 2024
Nation’s Top Economists Are Short-Term Happy, Long-Term Glum
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Source: The New York Times
Jan 5, 2024
U.S. Added 216,000 Jobs in December, Outpacing Forecasts
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Source: The Washington Post
Jan 2, 2024
U.S. Debt Eclipses $34 Trillion for First Time
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December 2023

Source: Roll Call
Dec 13, 2023
Window Rapidly Closing for Deal on Appropriations Framework
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Source: The New York Times
Dec 13, 2023
Fed Leaves Rates Unchanged and Signals Three Cuts Next Year
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Source: NBC News
Dec 12, 2023
Millions of Parents and Young Kids Could Be Denied Food Aid Next Year Without Funding Boost, Report Warns
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Source: POLITICO
Dec 8, 2023
Why the White House Is Celebrating ‘Real Weirdness’ in the Economy
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Source: The Wall Street Journal
Dec 8, 2023
Economy’s Soft Landing Comes Into View as Job Growth Slowly Descends
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Source: AP News
Dec 8, 2023
Solid US Hiring Lowers Unemployment Rate in Latest Sign of a Still-Sturdy Job Market
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Source: NPR
Dec 8, 2023
The Labor Market Stays Robust, With Employers Adding 199,000 Jobs Last Month
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November 2023

Source: The New York Times
Nov 30, 2023
The Fed’s Preferred Inflation Measure Eased in October
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Source: AP News
Nov 30, 2023
Federal Reserve’s Preferred Inflation Gauge Shows Price Pressures Continuing to Cool
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Source: The Hill
Nov 29, 2023
Momentum Builds for Special Commission to Tackle $34T in US Debt
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Source: The New York Times
Nov 28, 2023
Fed Officials Hint That Rate Increases Are Over, and Investors Celebrate
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Source: Roll Call
Nov 28, 2023
Bipartisan Consensus Elusive on Government Retirees’ Benefits
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