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President Obama Sends $4.1T Budget Proposal to Congress: What’s in it for Electrical and Medical Imaging Manufacturers?

President Obama Sends $4.1T Budget Proposal to Congress: What’s in it for Electrical and Medical Imaging Manufacturers?

On Tuesday, February 9, President Obama released his FY2017 budget proposal. The $4.1  trillion proposal is largely perceived as a statement of the White House’s priorities from a president in his final year in office rather than a budget that would be accepted and passed by a Republican-controlled Congress. Indeed, many Republican Members of Congress have already indicated that the budget proposal will be dead on arrival in the House of Representatives. That being said, the budget proposal Read more [...]
"It’s a great idea, but…"

"It’s a great idea, but…"

Anyone keeping an eye on Congress can tell you that they are focused on one thing: the federal budget. Cutting spending is back in vogue, and a possible government shutdown looms if agreement on how much to cut isn't reached soon. The frustrating thing about discretionary spending cuts is that while they allow members of Congress to issue press releases about doing their part to control government spending and reduce the federal deficit, in truth, it won't get the Read more [...]