Biden’s first budget fuels health, education spending in sharp change from Trump

US President Joe Biden asked Congress to sharply increase spending to combat climate change and gun violence and to support education in a budget that marks a sharp departure from his predecessor, Donald Trump. The $1.5 trillion budget, reflecting an 8% increase in base funding from the current year, would invest billions more in public […]

Gov. Evers’ Budget Proposes Millions Toward Wisconsin Agriculture

Governor Evers has announced his plan to invest more than $43 million over the next two years into Wisconsin's agricultural economy, focusing on expanding market opportunities and improving mental health.

WUWM’s Teran Powell talks with Krista Knigge from the state Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection about Gov. Tony Evers’ biennial budget plan to support Wisconsin farmers. Gov. Tony Evers recently announced that he wants to invest more than $43 million in his biennial budget in Wisconsin’s agricultural economy. One of the goals of […]

Union Budget 2021: Infra spending to push inclusive growth

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Union Budget 2021:  The levy of agri infra cess of Rs 2.5 per litre on petrol and Rs 4 per litre on diesel will provide necessary corpus for building world-class infrastructure to link farm to fork. (AP image/FILE) By Sharad Kumar Saraf The Indian economy is set to become the fastest growing economy in 2021. […]

Budget 2021-22: Finance Ministry’s coordination council meets to set priorities, parameters

Budget 2021-22: Finance Ministry's coordination council meets to set priorities, parameters

In the meeting, the GDP rate was preliminarily estimated at 7.7% and inflation rate estimated 5.3% The government plans to focus on nine areas of emphasis, including successful implementation of the Covid-19 stimulus packages announced by the prime minister, and ensuring additional allocation to boost the health sector with incentives and compensation, in formulating the […]