All posts tagged "federal budget"

  • Government
    Amodei Not Optimistic On Budget Or Deficit Deal, But Sees Chance For Lands Bills in 2012

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., said today he is not optimistic that Congress will make any substantive progress on a balanced budget or deficit reduction this year given the focus on the presidential election. But Amodei, in town on a brief recess, said he is hopeful that progress...

  • Government
    Amodei Rejects Earmarks, Upholds Budget Process

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., said today he opposes the earmark process used to fund various projects around the country, advocating instead that state priorities for federal support go through a regular budget review. “The problem with earmarks, when you look at them, it’s symbolic largely, because it’s...

  • Opinion
    Gingrich, The Fed, And A Balanced Budget Amendment

    Gingrich is certainly smart – but nowhere near as smart as he thinks he is. As is the case with Obama, Perry, and so many other candidates, he suffers from what Hayek called the fatal conceit. This is the belief that he is smarter than the marketplace and that he can allocate...