Budget


Gov. Cuomo Unveils Budget Plan, Calls for Tax Changes

Gov. Andrew Cuomo vowed to fight Washington Republicans on Tuesday with a $168 billion state budget proposal that lays out spending on schools and mass transit while also confronting greater…

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Foreign Ministry Staff Decries Budget Cuts

While Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu sent back pictures of his visit to the Taj Mahal on Tuesday, in Israel opposition politicians and diplomats were slamming his government’s planned budget…

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Israeli Gov’t Approves 2019 State Budget

The government approved the 2019 state budget in an early-morning session Friday. The budget will stand at NIS 397.3 billion ($117 billion), and includes numerous social reforms, including a shortened…

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Debt Service Jumps 100 Billion in 2019 Budget

A draft budget for 2019 circulated among government ministers on Monday contained a 100 billion shekel increase in the amount allocated for debt service over 2018, Globes reported. The cabinet…

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New State Budget to Target Traffic Jams

The 2019 budget, which will be presented to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in the coming days, will concentrate on funding programs to reduce the income and social gap between various…

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Yerushalayim Budget-Brawl Redux

The Yerushalayim Municipality and the Ministry of Finance were once again locked in accusation and denial on Sunday, over money that the city says is owed by the ministry. Mayor…

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Lawmakers Hoping to Approve a Must-Pass Spending Bill

Lawmakers hope to approve a must-pass spending bill on Thursday as the clock ticks toward a potential government shutdown this weekend. Despite the perilous situation, House Republican leaders are still…

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NY Lawmakers Warn of Tough Budget Choices in 2018

New York state lawmakers trickled back into the state Capitol Wednesday to discuss plans for 2018, and they’re already predicting a year of tough choices. Federal cuts to health care…

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Tax Bill Clears Senate in Big Boost for Trump, GOP

Republicans muscled the largest tax overhaul in 30 years through the Senate early Saturday, taking a big step toward giving President Donald Trump his first major legislative triumph after months…

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Tax Bill Advances, Final Senate Vote Uncertain

A key Senate committee advanced a sweeping tax package to the full Senate on Tuesday, handing Republican leaders a victory as they try to pass the nation’s first tax overhaul…

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