No special education budget? Moshe Gafni threatens: 'We won't pass the State budget'

No special education budget? Moshe Gafni threatens: 'We won't pass the State budget'

MK Moshe Gafni threatens to bring down passage of State budget if haredi special education budget isn't appropriately amended.Ben Shaul, 6/1/2020, 5:25 PM
50 million shekels for nonprofits suffering from coronavirus outbreak

50 million shekels for nonprofits suffering from coronavirus outbreak

MK Bezalel Smotrich's efforts bear fruit as Finance Ministry earmarks over $14m to aid non-profit organizations hurting from outbreak.Hezki Baruch, 6/1/2020, 4:22 PM
'Ahmed Tibi already thinks himself the boss'

'Ahmed Tibi already thinks himself the boss'

Likud MK Kathrin Shitrit after being cursed by MK Tibi: 'I just want you to remember well: These are Blue and White's partners.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2019, 5:58 PM
Budget cuts will fund underground fence - and afternoon programs

Budget cuts will fund underground fence - and afternoon programs

Proposed budget cuts eliminate 260 jobs, to provide funding for arson victims, afternoon programs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/5/2019, 2:30 PM
Millions earmarked for security in Judea and Samaria

Millions earmarked for security in Judea and Samaria

Final budget transfer to strengthen security in Judea and Samaria communities approved by Knesset Finance Committee.Hezki Baruch, 12/27/2018, 1:20 PM
Is Israel funding organizations that harm it?

Is Israel funding organizations that harm it?

Relates to Amnesty International call to boycott Israel. Vote on Amnesty postponed to later date.Eliran Baruch, 5/17/2018, 1:33 PM
Demand: Establish new Torah halfway house

Demand: Establish new Torah halfway house

MK Yisrael Eichler says previous halfway house serving prisoners burned down, with no similar framework to rehabilitate prisoners.Mordechai Sones, 4/16/2018, 10:07 PM
Bereaved families break up Finance Committee meeting

Bereaved families break up Finance Committee meeting

Bereaved families and hunger strike leaders break up Finance Committee meeting: 'We don't want to wait for next disaster.'Hezki Baruch - Mordechai Sones, 11/6/2017, 3:51 PM
Regev: Culture Ministry used to be an ATM for the elite

Regev: Culture Ministry used to be an ATM for the elite

Culture Minister says Rahat, Elad, never received any funds from the Ministry, since Tel Aviv took too big a chunk, says policy is changing.Hezki Baruch, 7/10/2017, 2:46 PM
Good news for Israelis: Pay less for your passport

Good news for Israelis: Pay less for your passport

Passport prices drop just in time for summer, Interior Minister says the step 'lowers the cost of living.'Orly Harari, 6/28/2017, 1:38 PM
Knesset Finance Committee approves 2017-2018 budget

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
Israel to regulate salaries for top executives

Israel to regulate salaries for top executives

Finance Committee chair Moshe Gafni calls move "historic", says excessive executive pay won't be tolerated any more.David Rosenberg, 3/16/2016, 8:00 PM
Kids under 16 banned from electric bikes

Kids under 16 banned from electric bikes

Knesset committee raises age limit for electric bikes from 14 to 16, limits power for electric toy scooters.Matt Wanderman, 3/9/2016, 4:21 PM
'UTJ forgot it's part of the coalition'

'UTJ forgot it's part of the coalition'

Jewish Home MK refuses to vote on budgetary issues after MK Moshe Gafni scraps needs of Judea-Samaria, Gaza belt from agenda.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2015, 1:33 PM
Finance Committee approves state budget

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
Barbs Fly Between Haredi and Religious Zionist MK

Barbs Fly Between Haredi and Religious Zionist MK

'I'd rather be a leftist than tied to Jewish Home,' a bitter Moshe Gafni tells Bezalel Smotrich at Finance Committee meeting.Hezki Baruch, 10/21/2015, 4:41 PM
Haredi MK: Lapid Should Go Back to Journalism

Haredi MK: Lapid Should Go Back to Journalism

Knesset Finance Committee chairman Moshe Gafni says Yair Lapid 'isn't worth anything' in politics.Haim Lev, 9/27/2015, 11:53 AM
Arab List to Forego Security Committee for Finance

Arab List to Forego Security Committee for Finance

Tibi says party willing to take financial influence instead of access to defense committee, heading off serious security concerns.Benny Moshe, Ari Yashar, 3/27/2015, 8:52 AM
Kahlon: Don't Listen to the Reporters

Kahlon: Don't Listen to the Reporters

Kulanu chairman denies reports he gave up his demand to head Knesset's Finance Committee in favor of United Torah Judaism.Elad Benari, 3/23/2015, 3:43 AM
South Residents Disrupt Knesset Meeting

South Residents Disrupt Knesset Meeting

'Instead of debating 0% VAT law help us with war damages' shout residents of hard-hit south, in protest labeled by some as 'cynical.'Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 9/3/2014, 1:04 PM
MK Calls for End to PA Boycott of Israeli Products

MK Calls for End to PA Boycott of Israeli Products

PA boycott encourages global BDS movement while it still owes Israel millions in electricity bills, MK Nissan Slomiansky warns.Hezki Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 8/19/2014, 2:03 PM
Lapid Pulls Funds for Judea and Samaria - Again

Lapid Pulls Funds for Judea and Samaria - Again

Yo-yo budgeting? FM pulls Housing Ministry funding, causing Jewish Home MK to rail against Finance 'circus.'Tova Dvorin, 4/29/2014, 2:59 PM
177 Million Shekels for Judea and Samaria

177 Million Shekels for Judea and Samaria

Leftist MKs up in arms, accuse Finance Committee of 'lacking transparency', over allocations to Judea and Samaria.Tova Dvorin, 3/30/2014, 3:14 PM
MKs Agree: ‘Draconian’ Regulation Must Stop

MKs Agree: ‘Draconian’ Regulation Must Stop

MKs from across the political spectrum call on Finance Minister Lapid to end ‘draconian’ approach to NGOs, yeshivas.Maayana Miskin, 11/27/2013, 1:11 PM
Finance to Defense: Buy Israeli Boots or No Budget

Finance to Defense: Buy Israeli Boots or No Budget

Finance Committee meeting determines no budget transfers to Ministry of Defense until pledge to buy Israeli boots, demands deal by weekend.Ari Yashar, 11/18/2013, 1:55 PM
MKs Threaten Financial Block over Yeshiva Budgets

MKs Threaten Financial Block over Yeshiva Budgets

Finance Committee members from Bayit Yehudi, Hatnua threaten to withhold funds over cut to money for foreign yeshiva students.Maayana Miskin, 10/8/2013, 7:33 PM
‘Lapid Taking Food from Children’s Plates’

‘Lapid Taking Food from Children’s Plates’

MKs condemn, ridicule planned cut to child benefits.Maayana Miskin, 6/30/2013, 2:45 PM
Bayit Yehudi Seeks to Head Finance Committee

Bayit Yehudi Seeks to Head Finance Committee

Coalition talks hit a snag as Likud, Yesh Atid and Bayit Yehudi all seek to head the Finance Committee. Maayana Miskin, 3/12/2013, 7:40 PM
Netanyahu Pushes for Deficit Spending

Netanyahu Pushes for Deficit Spending

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu sought to offset reduced state revenues by setting a 3% deficit spending target.Gabe Kahn, 6/26/2012, 6:30 PM
Tax Breaks for Middle Class on the Way

Tax Breaks for Middle Class on the Way

The Knesset Finance Committee on Wednesday authorized a dramatic change in the Israeli tax code – making it more “middle-class friendly."David Lev, 11/30/2011, 10:43 PM
State, Sharon Family to Split Medical Bills

State, Sharon Family to Split Medical Bills

The Knesset Finance Committee has determined the Sharon family must absorb half of the costs of former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's care.Gabe Kahn., 8/15/2011, 5:44 PM
Value-Added Tax To Drop 0.5%

Value-Added Tax To Drop 0.5%

Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz has decided to reduce value-added tax (VAT) by half a percent at the beginning of 2010. The new rate will be 16%,.Malkah Fleisher, 12/30/2009, 11:42 PM
Employment Up, Car Taxes Down

Employment Up, Car Taxes Down

Increasingly-employed Israelis will now be able to take advantage of their income by purchasing less-taxed cars.Malkah Fleisher, 11/26/2009, 8:41 AM
Bank Leumi, Survivors in Knesset

Bank Leumi, Survivors in Knesset

The Knesset's Finance Committee will address an ongoing conflict between Bank Leumi and the Company for the Restitution of Assets.Maayana Miskin, 7/20/2009, 5:57 PM