by Alan Pyke Posted on January 22, 2015 Updated: January 23, 2015
Gov. Sam Brownback's (R) proposal would save a few hundred million now and make Kansas' bills about $4 billion bigger down the line.
by Alan Pyke Posted on December 10, 2014 Updated: December 11, 2014
The "cromnibus" has a cute name, but the details are devilish.
by Bryce Covert Posted on October 21, 2014
Sequestration may have faded from the headlines, but it's still very real for a variety of vital programs.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 22, 2014
Funding for the IRS is lower than it was four years ago, which means it will bring in less tax revenue.
by Jeff Spross Posted on April 15, 2014
The FIRST Act would single out the social, behavioral, economic, oceanic and atmospheric sciences for an usually large amount of funding cuts.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 14, 2014
The deficit continued to fall in the first part of 2014, continuing last year's steep decline.
by Alan Pyke Posted on April 2, 2014 Updated: April 2, 2014
Rep. Paul Ryan's newest budget borrows a lot from his last two in ways that ignore the stark improvement in America's deficit outlook.
by Josh Israel Posted on April 2, 2014
A ThinkProgress review of just a few of the specific programs Ryan singles out for elimination would hurt constituents in his own First Congressional District.
by Igor Volsky Posted on March 4, 2014
Deficit hawks looking for deep spending cuts will be sourly disappointed.
by Bryce Covert Posted on February 28, 2014
The federal budget deficit is now the smallest since 2008.