Knesset approves 2017-2018 budget

Knesset approves state budget and economic plan for 2017-2018 by a majority of 60 to 48.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2016, 1:40 AM

Knesset Finance Committee approves 2017-2018 budget

Knesset’s Finance Committee approves state budget for 2017-2018. It must still pass its second and third Knesset readings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2016, 5:08 AM

Knesset approves first reading of state budget

Knesset approves first readings of the State Budget Law and the Arrangements Law for 2017 and 2018.Ben Ariel, 11/2/2016, 11:36 PM

Kahlon and Edelstein agree on structure of Arrangements Law

Taxation on a third apartment to be included in the Arrangements Law for 2017-2018.Hezki Baruch, 10/14/2016, 2:42 AM

Knesset approves state budget for 2015-2016

61 coalition members vote in favor of budget, ensuring a stable coalition until at least March of 2017.Elad Benari, 11/19/2015, 4:39 AM

Coalition fights to approve state budget

Amid technical malfunctions and hundreds of objections from opposition, Knesset members in for long night of voting.Hezki Baruch, 11/18/2015, 5:46 PM

Jewish Home behind Jerusalem building thaw

Naftali Bennett, Uri Ariel presented ultimatum to Netanyahu, Arutz Sheva has learned - to lift freeze in exchange for vote on budget.Hezki Baruch, 11/18/2015, 2:23 PM

Opposition plans 32,000 objections to state budget

Instead of a speech filibuster, the opposition plans to use a 'vote filibuster' to wear down MKs and cause the government to fall.Moshe Cohen, 11/17/2015, 7:02 PM

Finance Committee approves state budget

Finance Committee approves state budget for 2015-2016 despite difficulties imposed by the opposition.Hezki Baruch, 11/16/2015, 12:16 AM

Govt. approves zero-VAT on public transportation

The government made two major compromises with its coalition partners in order to ensure that the state budget is passed by Wednesday.Moshe Cohen, 11/15/2015, 3:47 PM

Jewish Home threatens to walk over budget

After learning 200 million shekels would be cut from education budget, Naftali Bennett warns Jewish Home could vote against state budget.Ido Ben Porat, 11/15/2015, 1:24 PM

Knesset Approves First Reading of 2015-2016 Budget

Knesset approves first reading of the Budget Law for 2015-2016. Opposition angry due to absence of PM and Finance Minister.Hezki Baruch, 9/2/2015, 11:42 PM

Religious Zionist Programs 'Clean Up' In New State Budget

Jewish Home has been working to restore funding to Religious Zionist institutions that were slashed in the past - successfully.Moshe Cohen, 8/31/2015, 4:11 PM

Ariel: Religious Zionist Agenda 'Preserved' in New Budget

Despite cuts in the new state budget, funds for Religious Zionist causes were preserved, said Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel.Moshe Cohen, 8/6/2015, 7:49 AM

Cabinet Approves Budget for 2015 and 2016

Following a late night debate, the Cabinet approves the budget for 2015-2016.Ben Ariel, 8/6/2015, 6:16 AM

Liberman: It's Either This Coalition or New Elections

Foreign Minister declares he will refuse any changes in the make-up of the current coalition, even if that means holding elections.Hezki Baruch, 9/23/2014, 3:46 AM

'Politics of Threats' Between Likud and Yesh Atid

Coalition Chairman Levin warns he won't advance Lapid's 0% VAT Bill until Yesh Atid yields on state budget, as tensions continue to build.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 9/16/2014, 3:30 PM

Lapid: Critics Like 'Schnauzers Left Out in the Rain'

Finance Minister Yair Lapid writes his supporters that those who criticize are like “schnauzers who were left out in the rain.”Elad Benari, 8/11/2013, 5:33 AM

Knesset Approves Budget, Netanyahu's Government Saved

The Knesset approved the second and third readings of the state budget after discussions that lasted for more than 15 hours.Elad Benari, 7/30/2013, 3:44 AM

PM In Last Minute Bid to Pass Budget, and Save Government

Prime Minister Netanyahu met late Monday with the heads of opposition parties in an effort to push through the state budgetDavid Lev, 7/29/2013, 10:52 PM

Feiglin: Fight Terrorist Release by Voting Against the Budget

MK Moshe Feiglin calls on MKs from all parties to vote against the state budget to protest the release of terrorists.Elad Benari, 7/29/2013, 1:13 AM

Knesset Approves First Reading of State Budget

After a heated debate, Knesset approves first reading of budget for 2013-2014 by a majority of 58 to 44.Elad Benari, 6/18/2013, 1:34 AM

Israelis Protest Against Budget, Netanyahu's Expenses

Israelis protested against the state budget as well as against the increase in the budget of the Prime Minister’s residence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2013, 6:01 AM

Government Approves State Budget

After talks into the night, the Israeli government approves the state budget for 2013 and 2014, by a majority of 21-1.Elad Benari, 5/14/2013, 6:14 AM

Hesder Official: Hareidim, Religious Zionists Suffer Together

The budget cuts proposed by the government are decimating all yeshivas, a top Hesder Yeshiva official saidDavid Lev, 5/13/2013, 9:42 PM

Activists: Back to the Street for More 'Cottage Cheese Protests'

The summer of 2013 is likely to be a “hot” one as protest groups active during the “cottage cheese protests” may take to the streets againDavid Lev, 5/9/2013, 5:41 PM

Bennett: 100% Behind Lapid, No Matter What

Economics Minister Naftali Bennett on Thursday expressed full support for Finance Minister Yair LapidDavid Lev, 5/9/2013, 3:39 PM

Lapid: Middle Class Not a 'Money Machine'

Finance Minister Yair Lapid has stressed that new taxes and the burden of financing the country cannot fall strictly on the middle classDavid Lev, 4/1/2013, 10:13 PM