funding

Congressman Sanford Bishop Votes to Reopen Government

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) Chairman Designate of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, released the following statement after the Democrats in the House of Representatives passed a government funding package that would…

Report: Medicare Funding To Run Out 3 Years Earlier

(CNN) - A new report is heightening concerns about the financial future of Medicare. According to the Washington Post, a new Medicare trustees report reveals the Medicare trust fund will dry up by 2026; three years sooner than what…

Deal Reached to Fund U.S. Government Thru September

(CNN) - Congressional negotiators have reached a deal to avoid a possible government shutdown. They were facing a deadline this coming Friday, when a stopgap spending bill they passed last week expires. Senior aides say the agreement reached Sunday night…

Judge Blocks Trump Funding Ban for Sanctuary Cities

(CNN) - A federal judge on Tuesday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a threat to take federal funds from sanctuary cities. It's the latest blow from the federal judiciary to president Trump's immigration agenda. In his ruling, the judge…