budget

Mulvaney: Fiscal year 2019 programs won't be impacted by emergency declaration

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said Sunday that the Trump administration does not plan to pull money away from programs that are funded through the current fiscal year in order to fund a wall along the Southern border and that there isn't an existing list of projects "that are absolutely going to not be funded so that the wall can be."

Part of Kansas governor's budget plan appears doomed

A key part of Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly's budget plan appears doomed, creating potential trouble for her proposals to boost education funding and expand Medicaid.    Opposition hardened swiftly Friday, a day after the Democratic governor proposed cutting the state's annual payments to its pension system for teachers and government workers.