2014 Federal Budget http://wkms.org en The Washington Two-Step: Dancing Back To Normal http://wkms.org/post/washington-two-step-dancing-back-normal Time and again, business leaders say the one thing they want out of Washington is more certainty.<p>But rarely do they get their wish.<p>In recent years, business owners have found themselves wondering whether their government would default on its debts, shut down national parks, change tax rules, cancel supplier contracts, confirm key leaders at federal agencies or hike interest rates.<p>Finally on Wednesday, they saw policymakers take two big steps toward a more certain future.<p>First, the Federal Reserve said it would start to <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/12/18/2552532 Thu, 19 Dec 2013 18:39:28 +0000 Marilyn Geewax 37480 at http://wkms.org The Washington Two-Step: Dancing Back To Normal Olmsted Locks and Dam May Receive Larger 2014 Budget http://wkms.org/post/olmsted-locks-and-dam-may-receive-larger-2014-budget <p></p><p>President Barack Obama's proposed 2014 federal budget would give the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ $163 million dollars for the Olmsted Locks and Dam project. The budget still needs to be authorized by congress. Corps of Engineers spokesman Jon Fleshman said finishing the projects as soon as possible is a priority. Fri, 12 Apr 2013 20:38:09 +0000 John Walker 30517 at http://wkms.org Olmsted Locks and Dam May Receive Larger 2014 Budget