The COVID-19 pandemic will strain some state budgets, but you shouldn't believe the predictions about catastrophic cuts.
There is no state that will weather the COVID-19 pandemic without making difficult decisions. But the revenue hit will be less severe in places that were being thrifty and vigilant.
The federal government will spend $57 trillion over the next 10 years and run an $11 trillion deficit. But cutting spending by $150 billion is too much to ask?
Trump's plan to cut $15 billion in spending really would have cut only about $1.1 billion. Its rejection is depressing anyway.
Congressional Republicans Say They Just Cut $15 Billion in Spending. It's Actually Only $1.1 Billion.
President Donald Trump's rescission bill actually cuts just $57 million from current year spending. So that oughta solve the fiscal crisis.
Because nothing in Washington is more terrifying than the prospect of a minuscule spending reduction
Presidential budgets have all the legal force of a letter to Santa-they're essentially the White House asking Congress for a pony.
See also some photos of rally signs that I found funny and interesting