May 26, 2017 -
The Trump administration's budget proposal would cut billions of dollars in funding for programs that provide essential services to vulnerable rural and immigrant communities across the South — with no plan for how to replace them.
February 26, 2013 -
Automatic spending cuts set to take effect this week will reduce military spending in Southern states by $3 billion. Could that drive the region's Republicans to a budget compromise with President Obama?
August 15, 2012 -
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.), House Aerospace Caucus Co-Chair Rep. Pete Olson (R-Texas), Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney are among those citing an inflated figure for military budget cuts slated to take effect next year.
December 6, 2011 -
With looming budget cuts threatening to dig into the military budget, politicians and pundits are warning of big job losses in defense jobs. But a new study finds that military spending isn't the best way to put people to work.
July 28, 2006 -
At times, it can seem that the escalating Lebanon/Israel conflict is a distant battle over which the U.S. -- aside from the ocassional diplomatic visit -- has little control. But as the Institute showed in its report "The South at War," we're more closely implicated than we think, especially south of the Mason/Dixon line.
April 28, 2006 -
Over at TAPPED, Matthew Yglesias notes a recent report by the Congressional Research Service (covered in the Washington Post) analyzing spending for the Iraq war. Apparently it's a slow read until the end: