by Alan Pyke Jan 12, 2016
On heating assistance for the poor, American law is making promises that American lawmakers refuse to keep.
by Alan Pyke Sep 18, 2015
Federal funding for volunteer service programs makes up less than one three-thousandth of federal spending. GOP budget negotiators seem to think that's way too much.
by Bryce Covert Aug 6, 2015
More than 10,000 victims of domestic violence were turned away from shelters and programs that are suffering from reduced funding.
by Bryce Covert Jul 6, 2015
While the fate of Greece's economy is still uncertain, the evidence is on the side of Greek voters who rejected further austerity measures.
by Casey Quinlan Jun 25, 2015
The Senate advanced a spending bill that cuts The U.S. Department of Education by $1.7 billion but the House appropriations bill cuts much deeper.
by Alice Ollstein Jun 17, 2015
"There is no middle ground when they’re trying to destroy this institution," said UW-Green Bay graduate Paul Ahrens.
by Josh Israel May 14, 2015
Ryan warned that Congress cannot "rush to judgment and try doubling the size of government programs" in response to what he believes was "human error."
by Alan Pyke Apr 9, 2015
Cutting your nose off to spite your face is one thing. Undermining your country's ability to enforce tax laws so that wealthy criminals can swindle billions per year with no consequence is another.
by Carl Gibson - Guest Contributor Apr 1, 2015
Faith leaders will gather Wednesday to protest the budget, invoking the Moral Mondays movement that has launched similar protests in the South.
by Alice Ollstein Feb 20, 2015
The multimillion dollar cut would hit a system already struggling with crumbling buildings, disappearing scholarships and declining enrollment.