The federal government’s budget deficit rose sharply in March, pushing the deficit for the first six months of this budget year above the same period a year ago.
Entitlements choking other programs, even defense.
OLYMPIA – The gap between Washington’s projected state revenues and current expenses grew to about $5.1 billion for the coming biennium, prompting a call from Gov. Chris Gregoire for the …
Higher costs for government services have driven the state’s projected budget shortfall to about $2 billion, Gov. Chris Gregoire’s budget office said Friday.