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Canada budget rolls out post-pandemic spending plan ahead of likely election

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland pose for a picture holding the budget on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, April 19, 2021. REUTERS/Patrick Doyle April 19, 2021 By Julie Gordon OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government on Monday lined up billions in new spending to provide emergency […]

True National Debt Exceeds $123 Trillion, or Nearly $800,000 per Taxpayer: Report

America’s national debt now exceeds $123 trillion, according to a new report, or more than four times the official figure of $28 trillion, as calculated by the U.S. Treasury Department at the end of March. Federal spending related to the CCP virus pandemic and economic lockdown added nearly $10 trillion to the total in 2020, […]

Oklahoma Supreme Court Rules City Violated Law in Cutting Police Budget

The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled on April 13 that the Norman City Council violated the state’s Open Meeting Act, or Sunshine Act, when it approved a budget that slashed $865,000 from police department funding in June last year, amid calls to “defund the police” spurred by social justice advocates in response to the May death […]

Biden’s budget deficit hits record $1.7T as spending soars

An exterior view of the building of U.S. Department of the Treasury is seen on March 27, 2020 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 6:22 PM PT – Monday, April 12, 2021 U.S. federal budget deficit hit a record high amid elevated spending and slow GDP recovery by the […]

Biden proposes $1.5T federal budget, increasing non-defense spending

Joe Biden listens during an event on gun control in the Rose Garden at the White House April 8, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 3:43 PM PT – Friday, April 9, 2021 The Biden administration released its budget proposal for 2022, which will provide a 16 percent boost to […]