CBO: Budget Deficit Expected To Soar In 2016

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
Storm clouds approach the U.S. Capitol dome during a day of rain in Washington Nov. 6, 2014. (REUTERS/Gary Cameron)

The federal deficit is expected to jump 24 percent this fiscal year

Obama Touts Costly Wind Power As Energy Of The Future

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Wind turbines are seen in Palm Springs

Wind power gets 69 times more in subsidies than coal, oil, and natural gas

Cash Spent On Entitlements Spikes In First Three Months Of 2016 Fiscal Year

Business | Juliegrace Brufke
An American flag flutters in the wind next to signage for a U.S. Social Security Administration office in Burbank

The CBO said the country’s deficit increased to an estimated $11 billion in December

Time's Up To Find A Job For Louisiana Food Stamp Recipients

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 07: A sign in a market window advertises the acceptance of food stamps on October 7, 2010 in New York City. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is proposing an initiative that would prohibit New York City's 1.7 million food stamp recipients from using the stamps, a subsidy for poor residents, to buy soda or other sugary drinks. Bloomberg has stressed that obesity among the poor has reached critical levels. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

‘Engaging in work activities is a key step in that transition’

UK Government Ready To Start Fracking

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
A man wearing a dress walks past signs at the protest camp in front of a drill site run by Cuadrilla Resources, in the village of Balcombe in southern England September 3, 2013. Caudrilla Resources's site in the village of Balcombe in rural West Sussex has become a focal point for protesters who oppose fracking, a technique the company has pioneered in the search for shale gas in Britain. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor (BRITAIN - Tags: BUSINESS ENERGY POLITICS ENVIRONMENT CRIME LAW)

Fracking would offer up to $16.5 million in benefits to local governments and communities per fracking site.

House Fails To Pass Indian Gaming Bill

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
A dealer picks up chips on a mock blackjack casino table during a photo opportunity at an international tourism promotion symposium in Tokyo in this September 28, 2013 file photograph. REUTERS/Yuya Shino/Files

The Salt River Indian Community and the Gila River Indian Community have spent upwards of $17 million lobbying Congress.

$15 Minimum Wage Could Cost New York School $276 Million

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 27: Vice President Joe Biden (L) appears with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to unveil plans for new area infrastructure projects on July 27, 2015 in New York City. The highlight of the event was an announcement that a new LaGuardia airport will be built, with construction starting next year. The new facility will will feature state-of-the-art security, transportation and shopping and dining options. The project is estimated to bring 8,000 new jobs to the area. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

But its for the greater good.

CBO: Budget Deal Falls Short By $14B To Offset Costs

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
U.S. President Barack Obama hosts a luncheon for bi-partisan Congressional leaders in the Old Family Dining Room at the White House in Washington, November 7, 2014. From L-R are Speaker of the House John Boehner, Obama, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS) - RTR4DAR5

‘It represents the very worst of Washington’

Could Massachusetts Be The First State With A $15 Minimum Wage?

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Fast-food workers hold placards in support to an increase of the fastfood workers minimun wage in New York, May 15, 2014. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Big news for $15 minimum wage supporters.

St. Louis $11 Minimum Wage Faces Legal Hurtle

Business | Connor D. Wolf
CHICAGO, IL - JULY 31:  Fast food workers and activists demonstrate outside McDonald's downtown flagship restaurant on July 31, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. According to a recent ruling by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) McDonald's USA can be considered a joint employer at its franchised restaurants, a decision that could affect how the restaurant chain is forced to deal with organized labor disputes.  About 90 percent of the company's restaurants are owned by franchisees.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

‘They just dont have authority to set up causes of action between private individuals’

Firing 1,500 People An 'Important Step' In Whole Foods 'Evolution'

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Organic vegetables are shown at a  Whole Foods Market  in LaJolla, California in this May 13, 2008 file photo.   REUTERS/Mike Blake

‘This is a very difficult decision’

Is Exempting The Disabled From The Minimum Wage A Good Idea?

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf

‘Part of that bill would have made it very difficult for them to continue operating’

Why Oregon Will Not Be Raising Its Minimum Wage This Year

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
Fast-food workers hold placards in support to an increase of the fastfood workers minimun wage in New York, May 15, 2014. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

‘A low-income family has got to buy food’

Bernie's $12 Interns, And 8 Other Egregious Examples Of Fight For 15 Hypocrisy

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Bernie Sanders Getty Images/Congressional Quarterly

‘Not all minimum wage increases come in the same form’

Six Years Ago Exactly, Feds Raised The Minimum Wage. Here Are The Results

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
US President Barack Obama speaks on raising the national minimum wage at the University of Michigan on April 2, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
Let's go over the history

Congress Must Stop Legislating In The Dark

Opinion | Sen. Rob Portman
The U.S. Capitol building is seen before President Barack Obama arrives to deliver his State of the Union address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 20, 2015. (REUTERS/Jim Bourg)

We can’t make good legislation without good information.

Feds Have NO IDEA How Much Is Spent On Contract Workers

Daily Caller News Foundation | Josh Fatzick
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode (Flickr/Images Money)

‘The only system the government has to track federal contract data is, by their own admission, incomplete and its accuracy questionable.’

CBO: Obamacare Premiums Will Increase Faster Than Private Plans

Daily Caller News Foundation | Peter Fricke

CBO report projects Obamacare premiums will rise by 8.5 percent annually in coming years

Federal Spending Is Booming Thanks To Obamacare

Daily Caller News Foundation | Peter Fricke

Moore: spending up more than 8 percent despite reduced discretionary spending

$48 Billion For 'Green Energy' In Obama's 2016 Budget

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill January 24, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

‘These investments support the President’s Climate Action Plan’