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House Budget Cuts

GOP Austerity Measure Falls Apart

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

BY ANDREW TAYLOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- House GOP leaders Wednesday halted debate on an austere measure that was full of cuts to trans...

Republicans Seek To Punish IRS

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 09.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The GOP-controlled House unveiled slashing cuts to the budget of the Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday, punishing the beleaguered...

Paul Ryan: Balancing Budget Will Require 'Modest Changes'

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

By David Lawder WASHINGTON, March 6 (Reuters) - House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan said on Wednesday he will unveil a "no surp...

Michael McAuliff

Census Boss: House Bill 'Devastates' America's Data

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The head of the U.S. Census Bureau hammered the House of Representatives on Friday for passing a bill that he said "devastates" the nati...

GOP-Controlled House Passes Social Service Cuts To Fund Military

Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- The GOP-controlled House Thursday passed legislation to replace a looming 10 percent cut to th...

GOP Spares Pentagon From Big Cuts

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republicans controlling the House are sparing the Pentagon, military veterans and most homeland security programs from the budget k...

Paving the Road to a Hungrier, Unhealthier and Less-Educated Nation

Deborah Weinstein | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics
Deborah Weinstein

Kids who spend more than half their childhood in poverty earn, on average, 39 percent less than median income as adults. Yet, a majority of House lawmakers want to narrow the deficit by making things worse for today's kids.