House Passes Paul Ryan Budget | Spending Daily

April 11, 2014

Yesterday, the House approved the fiscal 2015 budget proposal put forth by Rep. Paul Ryan. The budget proposal calls for $5 trillion in cuts to federal spending through significant reforms to social programs.

CBO Monthly Budget Review | Breaking It Down

April 10, 2014

This week, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its monthly estimate of the current level of federal spending. In the first six months of the fiscal year, the federal government ran up a budget deficit of $413 billion.

House Budget Alternative | Spending Daily

April 8, 2014

This week, the House was set to vote on the Ryan budget proposal released last week. However, last night the most influential conservatives in the House proposed an alternative plan that aims to balance the budget in just four years instead of 10.

April Fools’ Twitter Round Up | Friday Funnies

Friday Funnies | April 4, 2014

This week, Americans celebrated April Fools’ Day with a fake Sizzling Bacon TV series and Twitter announcing a Twitter Helmet. However, it was also a wonderful day to tell the world how you really felt about Washington’s spending problem.

Twitter Users React to Paul Ryan’s FY 2015 Budget | Twitter Trends

April 3, 2014

On Tuesday, Representative Paul Ryan released his fiscal year 2015 budget. As expected, his budget proposal set off a firestorm of opposition that called it an attack on the middle class and the poor, while his supporters saw it as a step in the right direction.