Budget Proposal

FRANKFURT, Germany | Germany, France propose euro budget to bolster currency zone

FRANKFURT, Germany— A top eurozone official says the 19 countries that use the euro will push ahead with discussions on a eurozone budget proposed by France and Germany to make the currency union more resistant to crises. Mario Centeno, president of the eurozone finance ministers’ group, said that ministers had a “very good discussion” of … Continue reading FRANKFURT, Germany | Germany, France propose euro budget to bolster currency zone

BRUSSELS | EU rejects Italy’s budget, raising stakes in dispute

BRUSSELS — The European Commission has rejected Italy’s proposed budget for next year, arguing its deficit and spending are out of line to keep its debt in control. It is the first time the EU executive rejects a member state’s budget. The EU’s executive wants the Italian government to produce a new budget proposal after … Continue reading BRUSSELS | EU rejects Italy’s budget, raising stakes in dispute

Trump’s budget proposal includes huge cuts to food stamps

WASHINGTON/May 22, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) Food Stamps — President Donald Trump’s budget would drive millions of people off of food stamps, part of a new wave of spending cut proposals that already are getting panned by lawmakers in both parties on Capitol Hill. Trump’s blueprint for the 2018 budget year comes out Tuesday. It includes a … Continue reading Trump’s budget proposal includes huge cuts to food stamps