Government Finance

Appeals court agrees Trump tax returns can be turned over

Nov 4, 2019

A federal appeals court in New York says President Donald Trump's tax returns can be turned over to state criminal investigators

Appeals court set to hear arguments over Trump's tax returns

Oct 23, 2019

A federal appeal panel is poised to hear President Donald Trump's lawyers argue that New York state investigators should not be permitted to see his tax returns

Impeachment dominates, but much other work awaits Congress

Oct 13, 2019

Impeachment may have leapfrogged to the top of the national agenda, but members of Congress still have their day jobs as legislators _ and they're returning to work this coming week with mixed hopes of success.

Budget office estimates US deficit just under $1 trillion

Oct 7, 2019

The U.S. government ran a budget deficit of just under $1 trillion in the just-closed fiscal year

The Latest: Appeals court blocks Trump tax return release

Oct 7, 2019

An appeals court has temporarily blocked the release of President Donald Trump's tax returns to New York State investigators

Judge rejects Trump challenge to release of his tax returns

Oct 7, 2019

A federal judge has rejected President Donald Trump's challenge to the release of his tax returns to New York City prosecutors for use in a criminal investigation

Private sector seeks to profit by detaining migrant kids

Oct 3, 2019

The Trump administration is shifting toward privatizing the detention of some migrant children

Warren turns corporate criticism into bona fides in ’20 race

Oct 3, 2019

Elizabeth Warren is embracing her high-profile corporate enemies, betting they will reinforce her image as an anti-corruption crusader who will fight for Americans

EU court: Dutch tax deal with Starbucks is not state aid

Sep 24, 2019

A European Union court has overturned a ruling by the European Commission that a tax deal between the Dutch government and Starbucks amounted to illegal state support for the coffee giant

Democrats push ahead with short-term bill to avoid shutdown

Sep 17, 2019

Democrats controlling the House are keeping a short-term, government-wide spending measure that's needed to prevent a government shutdown free of controversy