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THE U.S. BUDGET deficit has exceeded $1 trillion for the first 11 months of the fiscal year, but may lower by fiscal year's end. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

U.S. posts $1T budget gap, full-year may be lower

WASHINGTON – The United States budget deficit surpassed $1 trillion in the first 11 months of the fiscal year through August, according to data...
THE U.S. SENATE has passed bipartisan legislation to extend the debt limit and allow more government spending until after next year’s election. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ ANDREW HARRER

Senate clears two-year debt, budget plan for Trump’s signature

WASHINGTON – The Senate sent President Donald Trump legislation to extend the debt limit and allow more government spending until after next year’s election...
THE UNITED STATES budget deficit widened by 23% to $747.1 billion in the first nine months of the fiscal year,/ BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

U.S. budget gap widens to $747B in 9 months through June

WASHINGTON – The United States budget deficit widened by 23% to $747.1 billion in the first nine months of the fiscal year, as rising...

U.S. budget deficit widens to $691B in first half of fiscal...

NEW YORK - The United States budget deficit widened to $691 billion in the first half of fiscal 2019 as spending outpaced an increase...
THE UNITED STATES had the largest November budget deficit ever recorded this year. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

U.S. budget deficit hits widest on record for month of Nov.

NEW YORK - The United States posted the widest November budget deficit on record as spending doubled revenue.Outlays jumped 18 percent to $411 billion last...
THE UNITED STATES budget deficit grew to $779 billion in Donald Trump’s first full fiscal year as president. The Treasury reported this month that the government paid $523 billion in total interest in fiscal 2018, the highest on record. / BLOOMBERG NEWS

Trump’s first annual budget deficit climbs to a six-year high

NEW YORK - The United States budget deficit grew to $779 billion in Donald Trump’s first full fiscal year as president, the highest since 2012...
THE UNITED STATES budget deficit increased to $898 billion in the 11 months through August. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

U.S. budget deficit swells to $898B, topping forecast

NEW YORK - The United States budget deficit widened to $898 billion in the 11 months through August, exceeding the Congressional Budget Office’s forecast...
DOLLARS WELL SPENT: The Rhode Island Promise scholarship program helped the Community College of Rhode Island grow enrollment of first-time, full-time students by nearly 50 percent in its first year. Will the General Assembly see clear to expand the program in the face of continuing budgetary pressure? / COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND

G.A.’s 2018 session sure to be a contentious, significant one

With an estimated $60 million budget shortfall in fiscal 2018 and another $200 million in fiscal 2019, Rhode Island’s elected leaders are faced with...
A RETURN TO OLD-STYLE POLITICS? House Finance Committee Chairman Marvin L. Abney, left, with House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, right, have devised a $9.2 billion spending plan for fiscal 2018 that moves money around in odd ways to come into balance.  / PBN FILE PHOTO/
ELI SHERMAN

Unbalanced priorities, poor leadership in balanced budget

In dealing with $134 million in red ink from fiscal years 2017 and 2018, the state’s elected leaders have generated a strong – and...
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