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Iran, Others Propping Up Hamas

Some 75% of the Hamas budget for Gaza in 2012 is slated to come from foreign donors, most notably Iran.Gabe Kahn, 4/2/2012, 7:08 PM

PM Netanyahu: We Need Taxes to Pay for Defense

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has scaled down a tax hike on gasoline, but warns the Iron Dome anti-missile defense system costs money.Chana Ya'ar, 4/1/2012, 3:58 PM

Budget Battle: Defense vs. Benefits

Upset in Defense Ministry as government weighs cuts to pay for benefits. “This could bring us back to 2006.” Maayana Miskin, 8/16/2011, 10:39 PM

Bank of Israel Governor Makes Media Rounds to Counteract Demos

Stanley Fischer tried to cool the atmosphere created by the demonstrations, warned against half baked policies in the current economic climAryeh Ben Hayim, 8/2/2011, 5:50 PM

Just How Much Would it Cost to Satisfy Protesters' Demands?

Just how much would it cost the Israeli taxpayer if the government tried to satisfy all the demands by protesters?David Lev, 7/29/2011, 12:46 AM

Spending Cuts or Bust - A Congressional Dilemma

Congress has two months to avert a default and see which party blinks.Amiel Ungar, 6/1/2011, 11:41 PM

Analysis: Obama vs. Ryan the Four Trillion Dollar Question

With Obama's speech on the budget, the deficit issue has become the battleground for the 2012 campaign.Amiel Ungar, 4/14/2011, 10:39 PM

Netanyahu Proposes 'SuperTanker' for Housing in Israel

Prime Minister Netanyahu has proposed a new program of large-scale construction – though not in Judea/Samaria – to alleviate housing crisis.Hillel Fendel, 3/10/2011, 12:06 PM

Obama Offers Painful Cuts, Republicans Say Not Enough

While the budget unveiled today contains painful cuts, the Republicans argue that it does not go far enough.Amiel Ungar, 2/15/2011, 1:03 AM

Knesset Approves 2011-2012 Budget, 63-33

MKs pass the 2011-2012 budget with a solid majority; Netanyahu says “fiscally and socially sound” budget will boost economy.Maayana Miskin, 12/29/2010, 11:00 PM

Education Ministry Dumps Program to Certify U.S.Olim Teachers

INN report: A program that retrains licensed teachers from the US who make aliyah has been canceled and may jeopardize their moving to IsraelDavid Lev, 10/27/2010, 9:04 AM

Knesset Approves Budget in Midnight Session

With 62 in favor and 34 against, the Knesset approved the state budget for 2011. Six Labor MKs were absent in protest of the kollel stipends.Gil Ronen, 10/26/2010, 9:34 AM

Steinitz Presents 'Very Different' State Budget

Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz presented the 2011-2012 state budget - and said it was significantly different than recent ones.David Lev, 10/20/2010, 7:07 AM

Israel Broadcasting Authority Salaries Enrage Many

A report on salaries in the publicly funded Israel Broadcasting Authority has shocked many. Clean government groups demand accountability.Nissan Ratzlav-Katz, 10/27/2009, 11:22 PM

Union Unplugs Traffic Jam, Reaches Accord

The Union of Local Authorities called off a protest that was to clog Jerusalem roads and instead reached an accord with the government.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/6/2009, 8:39 AM