Beginning next year, the total amount of Social Security benefits paid out to beneficiaries will exceed the amount of money that working Americans pay into it.
When you think of all the ways that the U.S. government spends money, which of its functions do you think tops the list?
What government doesn’t know about health care can keep you from getting the care you need when you need it.
Together, faster economic growth and increased numbers of Americans earning higher incomes led to increased individual tax collections.
Last December, the Congressional Budget Office generated a list of ideas for how the U.S. government could save trillions of dollars over the next 10 years.
How often is your day interrupted by robocalls? According to call-blocking mobile app-maker Hiya, last year Americans received 26.3 billion robocalls, or rather, automated telemarketing solicitations, on their mobile phones, which they estimate is up 46 percent from 2017. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) estimates that, in 2018, Americans received nearly 48 billion robocalls...
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Federal spending hits highest level since bank bailout and Obama stimulus.
Arbitrary discretion in enforcing laws is one of the perks of wielding political power.
Every September, as the end of the U.S. government’s fiscal year draws near, thousands of federal bureaucrats go on a massive spending bender.
California isn’t the only state with a federal government-funded bullet train project that will never live up to expectations.