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President Trump Signs Policy to Boost Industry’s Use of US Products

President Trump has signed a new executive order encouraging companies to “buy American” products as they receive contracts to work with the federal government on infrastructure projects. The White House said Thursday that the policy's goal is boosting the use of U.S.-made goods, products and materials. In particular, iron, steel, aluminum and cement, in federal contracts and financial assistance programs.

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CBO: Federal Budget Deficit at $159B After 4 Months of FY 2017

A new Congressional Budget Office report shows that federal budget shortfall hit $159 billion after the first four months of fiscal 2017, approximately $1 billion lower than the figure recorded for the same period in fiscal 2016. CBO said Tuesday total amount of receipts associated with individual and corporate income taxes as well …

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Treasury Releases Federal Spending Data Reporting Standards

The Treasury Department has completed and released the final data format designed to standardize reporting of federal spending data in compliance with the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014, the Data Coalition reported Monday. The department posted the DATA Act Information Model Schema v1.0 on its Federal Spending Transparency’s …

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