Tag: budget

Bishops urge bipartisan plan to stop shutdown, protect ‘vulnerable’ groups

WASHINGTON | President Donald Trump and Congress “must come together” to reach a bipartisan solution that reopens the government and “recognizes the economic struggle” now facing federal workers and their families and all those helped by federal nutrition and housing programs, said two U.S. bishops. Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S…. Read more »

Catholic leaders caution that federal budget must reflect common good

WASHINGTON | Catholic leaders cautioned that federal spending must safeguard the common good after the White House released its fiscal year 2019 spending plan that boosts military spending and cuts human services, environmental protection, diplomacy and international humanitarian assistance while assuring that the budget deficit will grow over the next decade. The chairmen of two… Read more »