federal budget

Congress Approves Budget BillThe Senate approved legislation Wednesday that scales back across-the-board cuts on programs ranging from the Pentagon to the national park system.
Government Shutdown Would Have Major Effect On New YorkThe countdown to a government shutdown is on, with the deadline just 25 hours away.
Rep. Maloney: Second Avenue Subway Project Must Be Completed On TimeU.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) on Monday gave the overall progress on the Second Avenue Subway project a B plus.
Advocates: Federal 'Sequester' Cuts Would Hit Medical Research HardDoctors, patients and researchers Sunday painted a grim picture of what the human cost will be if Washington lawmakers don’t avoid across-the-board budget cuts this coming Friday.
Local Senate Democrats Confident In Reaching Budget Deal This YearCongress has failed to pass a budget for the last several years but some senate Democrats, including Connecticut's Richard Blumenthal, sense a change in the air.