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Knesset approves budget for 2021

Budget approved in second and third readings by a majority of 61 to 59. Voting on 2022 budget, Arrangements Law to continue later today.

Knesset approves budget for 2021

Haredi MK Litzman on government behavior: 'Dogs giving to cats'

MK Yakov Litzman slams proposed state budget, says 'first time I've seen dogs give something to cats.' MK Kushnir: 'You don't know much.'

Haredi MK on government: 'Dogs giving to cats'

Bennett: We will lower prices in the supermarkets

PM addresses '40 signatures' Knesset session initiated by opposition on the state budget, praises Minister Kahana's kashrut reforms.

Bennett: We will lower prices in the supermarkets

United Arab List chief lists conditions for backing state budget

UAL demands government amend family unification law, bailing out bankrupt Arab city, and repealing law against illegal construction.

United Arab List chief lists conditions for backing state budget

Hospitals' strike ends, agreement reached with government

NIS 960 million to be transferred by end of 2021 within state budget framework.

Hospitals' strike ends, agreement reached with government

Knesset passes state budget in preliminary vote

After three years without new state budget, Knesset votes to give preliminary approval to framework for 2021-2022 spending bill.

Knesset passes state budget in preliminary vote

Report: Joint Arab List won't support budget bill

MK Ayman Odeh promises: 'Joint Arab List won't support the budget, and that's final.'

Report: Joint Arab List won't support budget bill

Yamina MK Amichai Chikli offers deal in exchange for budget support

Yamina's MK Chikli offers to strike deal with coalition, in exchange for his support of the proposed state budget.

Yamina MK offers deal in exchange for budget support

Kahlon threatens election if budget not approved

Finance Minister asks PM Netanyahu to ensure the state budget is approved on schedule.

Kahlon threatens election if budget not approved

Knesset approves state budget in first reading

Knesset approves first reading of State Budget for 2019 by a majority of 61 to 51.

Knesset approves state budget in first reading

Labor party head: We're trying to bring down the government

Labor party head Avi Gabbay says PM Netanyahu has been in power for too long, openly admits to working to bring down the current coalition.

Labor party head: We're trying to bring down the government

Knesset approves 2017-2018 budget

Knesset approves state budget and economic plan for 2017-2018 by a majority of 60 to 48.

Knesset 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.

Knesset Finance Committee approves 2017-2018 budget

Knesset approves first reading of state budget

Knesset approves first readings of the State Budget Law and the Arrangements Law for 2017 and 2018.

Knesset approves first reading of state budget

Kahlon, Edelstein agree on Arrangements Law

Taxation on a third apartment to be included in the Arrangements Law for 2017-2018.

Kahlon and Edelstein agree on structure of Arrangements Law

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.

Knesset approves state budget for 2015-2016

Coalition fights to approve state budget

Amid technical malfunctions and hundreds of objections from opposition, Knesset members in for long night of voting.

Coalition fights to approve state budget

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.

Jewish Home behind Jerusalem building thaw

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.

Opposition plans 32,000 objections to state budget

Finance Committee approves state budget

Finance Committee approves state budget for 2015-2016 despite difficulties imposed by the opposition.

Finance Committee approves state budget

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.

Govt. approves zero-VAT on public transportation

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.

Jewish Home threatens to walk over budget

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.

Knesset Approves First Reading of 2015-2016 Budget

Religious Zionist Programs Clean Up In New Budget

Jewish Home has been working to restore funding to Religious Zionist institutions that were slashed in the past - successfully.

Religious Zionist Programs 'Clean Up' In New State Budget

Ariel: Budget 'Preserves' Religious Zionist Agenda

Despite cuts in the new state budget, funds for Religious Zionist causes were preserved, said Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel.

Ariel: Religious Zionist Agenda 'Preserved' in New Budget

Cabinet Approves Budget for 2015 and 2016

Following a late night debate, the Cabinet approves the budget for 2015-2016.

Cabinet Approves Budget for 2015 and 2016

Liberman: It's 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.

Liberman: It's Either This Coalition or New Elections

'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.

'Politics of Threats' Between Likud and Yesh Atid

Lapid: Critics Like 'Schnauzers Left in the Rain'

Finance Minister Yair Lapid writes his supporters that those who criticize are like “schnauzers who were left out in the rain.”

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

Knesset Approves Budget, Government Saved

The Knesset approved the second and third readings of the state budget after discussions that lasted for more than 15 hours.

Knesset Approves Budget, Netanyahu's Government Saved

PM In Last Minute Bid to Pass Budget, Save Govt

Prime Minister Netanyahu met late Monday with the heads of opposition parties in an effort to push through the state budget

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

Feiglin: Vote Against the Budget

MK Moshe Feiglin calls on MKs from all parties to vote against the state budget to protest the release of terrorists.

Feiglin: Fight Terrorist Release by Voting Against the Budget

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.

Knesset Approves First Reading of State Budget

Israelis Protest Against Budget, PM's Expenses

Israelis protested against the state budget as well as against the increase in the budget of the Prime Minister’s residence.

Israelis Protest Against Budget, Netanyahu's Expenses

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.

Government Approves State Budget

Official: Hareidim, Dati Le'umi Suffer Together

The budget cuts proposed by the government are decimating all yeshivas, a top Hesder Yeshiva official said

Hesder Official: Hareidim, Religious Zionists Suffer Together

Activists: Back 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 again

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

Bennett: 100% Behind Lapid, No Matter What

Economics Minister Naftali Bennett on Thursday expressed full support for Finance Minister Yair Lapid

Bennett: 100% Behind Lapid, No Matter What

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 class

Lapid: Middle Class Not a 'Money Machine'