President Obama's Budget Headed To Congress - KAUZ-TV: Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX

President Obama's Budget Headed To Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is sending Congress a new budget that seeks to achieve $4 trillion in deficit reduction over the next decade through cuts in government spending and higher taxes on the wealthy.

At the same time, he wants to boost spending in key areas such as transportation and education.
The spending blueprint is certain to spark an election-year battle with Republicans, who are vowing to oppose Obama's tax hikes. They contend the president is not doing enough to attack a dangerous deficit problem.

The administration is seeking to cast the debate as a battle to protect the middle class following decades of eroding security and a deep recession.

President Obama is scheduled to speak Monday morning to students at Northern Virginia Community College to highlight the budget's education initiatives.

  • News HeadlinesNewsMore>>

  • House GOP abruptly pulls troubled health care bill

    House GOP abruptly pulls troubled health care bill

    Friday, March 24 2017 3:57 PM EDT2017-03-24 19:57:52 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 3:59 PM EDT2017-03-24 19:59:52 GMT

    Republican leaders have abruptly pulled their troubled health care overhaul bill off the House floor, short of votes and eager to avoid a humiliating defeat for President Donald Trump and GOP leaders.

    Republican leaders have abruptly pulled their troubled health care overhaul bill off the House floor, short of votes and eager to avoid a humiliating defeat for President Donald Trump and GOP leaders.

  • Texoma's Most Wanted

    Texoma's Most Wanted

    Friday, March 24 2017 3:57 PM EDT2017-03-24 19:57:11 GMT
    (Source:WFCrimeStoppersFB)(Source:WFCrimeStoppersFB)
    Robert E Collins Black Male DOB: 10-24-70  Blk/Bro 175 Lbs. / 6’0” Tall Wanted For: Trafficking of Person Thor Eric Enbysk White Male DOB: 08-20-79  Bro/Bro 236 Lbs. / 6’01” Tall Wanted For: Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity & Delivery of Controlled Substance Sarah Franchier White Female DOB: 10-16-87  Bro/Grn 125 Lbs. / 5’05” Tall ...
    Robert E Collins Black Male DOB: 10-24-70  Blk/Bro 175 Lbs. / 6’0” Tall Wanted For: Trafficking of Person Thor Eric Enbysk White Male DOB: 08-20-79  Bro/Bro 236 Lbs. / 6’01” Tall Wanted For: Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity & Delivery of Controlled Substance Sarah Franchier White Female DOB: 10-16-87  Bro/Grn 125 Lbs. / 5’05” Tall ...
  • WWE's Kane plans run for mayor in Tennessee

    WWE's Kane plans run for mayor in Tennessee

    Friday, March 24 2017 2:37 PM EDT2017-03-24 18:37:09 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 3:46 PM EDT2017-03-24 19:46:28 GMT

    The WWE wrestler Kane, real name Glenn Jacobs, is preparing to run for the office of mayor in Knox County, TN.

    The WWE wrestler Kane, real name Glenn Jacobs, is preparing to run for the office of mayor in Knox County, TN.

Powered by Frankly