Fiscal Cliff Notes

2WTK: What's Going On Within The GOP?

11:45 PM, Jan 2, 2013

Following fiscal cliff drama and Sandy relief aide, members of the Republican party are pointing the finger at one another.

Your Rep.'s Stand On The 'Fiscal Cliff'

11:28 PM, Jan 1, 2013

As House Republicans in Washington, D.C. continue to discuss the fiscal cliff proposal, we wanted to hear from the elected officials representing the Triad.

House Passes 'Fiscal Cliff' Bill, Heads To Pres. Desk

11:11 PM, Jan 1, 2013

A divided Republican House passed the Senate's "fiscal cliff" bill Tuesday night, following a tense day of GOP protests that the plan does not do enough to rein in federal spending.

House To Vote On 'Fiscal Cliff' Bill Tuesday Night

8:33 PM, Jan 1, 2013

Republicans are dropping their demands for additional spending cuts and will hold a House vote on whether to give final congressional approval to the Senate-approved compromise averting "fiscal cliff" tax increases and spending cuts.

The Reality About The Fiscal Cliff And Debt Ceiling

10:04 AM, Jan 1, 2013

Jason Husser, a political science professor at Elon University stopped The Good Morning Show to explain what "The Debt Ceiling" and "Fiscal Cliff" mean for the economy and your wallet.


No House Vote Before Midnight, US To Go Over "Cliff"

7:21 PM, Dec 31, 2012

The House will miss the midnight deadline set for voting to avoid the "fiscal cliff," according to the Associated Press.

NC Reps. React To 'Fiscal Cliff' Developments

6:51 PM, Dec 31, 2012

WFMY News 2 reached out to North Carolina's senators and representatives to find out what's happening on Capitol Hill.

Obama, Congress Prepare For The Cliff

11:09 AM, Dec 28, 2012

President Obama and congressional leaders meet Friday afternoon to discuss ways to avoid automatic tax hikes that take effect Tuesday.

What The Fiscal Cliff Means For Your Wallet

11:11 AM, Dec 27, 2012

We've been hearing about the Fiscal Cliff for some time now, but the question we all want answered is how will it impact me?  Certified financial expert Michael Whittenberg explains.

House GOP Pull 'Plan B', Fiscal Cliff Looms

10:48 AM, Dec 21, 2012

House Republicans abruptly put off a vote Thursday on legislation allowing tax rates to rise for households earning $1 million and up.

Obama, Boehner: 'Fiscal Cliff' Impasse?

1:26 PM, Dec 20, 2012

Pres. Obama and Speaker John Boehner play the public blame game on the fiscal cliff.

White House Rejects Boehner's Fiscal Cliff Plan B

8:33 PM, Dec 18, 2012

The House speaker told lawmakers he wants to move forward with a bill that will raise tax rates on Americans making more than $1 million.

Where NC Stands On "Fiscal Cliff" Issue

6:25 AM, Dec 17, 2012

 Like the rest of the country, nearly all North Carolina citizens would face automatic tax increases and see services scaled back without a plan to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff.

Former WH Official Says It's Not A 'Fiscal Cliff'

8:26 AM, Dec 13, 2012

Former White House Budget Director says if lawmakers don't avoid it, it would have serious consequences for the U.S. economy.

Expert Answers: Fiscal Cliff & Your Money

7:53 PM, Dec 12, 2012

Financial advisers were at WFMY News 2 on Wednesday taking your calls about your money in relations to the fiscal cliff.

Sen. Burr: GOP To Get 'Creative' In Fiscal Cliff Talks

8:40 PM, Dec 6, 2012

Sen. Richard Burr said that he expects Republicans to "take some creative approaches" soon.

Senator Calls For Voters To Pressure Lawmakers

7:52 PM, Dec 5, 2012

When taxes might go up by hundreds of dollars because Congress can't get a deal done to avert the fiscal cliff, where's the outrage?

Hagan: Missing 'Cliff' Deadline 'Unacceptable'

6:45 PM, Dec 4, 2012

Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) said Congress failing to reach a deal by year's end to avert the "fiscal cliff" would be "totally unacceptable."

Triad Lawmakers Weigh In On 'Fiscal Cliff' Talks

7:10 PM, Nov 30, 2012

The clock is ticking as the much-talked about "fiscal cliff" draws nearer.

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