B.A. Spending Daily

News Roundup | January 25, 2013

Here’s a roundup of the latest must-read budget and economic stories:

Reuters says economists believe U.S. growth this year will remain tepid due to continuing concerns about the country’s fiscal situation.

Politico and The Wall Street Journal preview the upcoming battle over the sequester spending cuts.

The Wall Street Journal says the new Senate Budget Committee chair will seek to raise taxes in her FY 2014 budget outline.

According to The Associated Press and Politico, the Senate will vote next week to provide aid to states hit by Hurricane Sandy.

The Washington Post notes President Obama has to fill six Inspectors General spots.

Politico says Medicare paid $120 million to recipients who were ineligible for benefits.

The Hill reports the top lawyer at the U.S. Agency for International Development is under investigation for bid rigging.

Tags:, , , ,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *