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House Allocations Approved

House 302(b)s

On May 8, the House of Representatives approved their fiscal 2015 allocations within which appropriations subcommittees will work to fund their respective parts of the government. read more...


The Editors
May 19
12:56 p.m.
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Commerce-Justice-Science Request

Justice Department Request FY15

These graphs break down the requested budget authority for the Department of Commerce, Department of Justice, and science programs in the president’s fiscal 2015 budget. “Other” in the Justice Department graph is the U.S. Parole Commission ($13.3 million) “Other” in the science programs graph is National Science Foundation – Other ($18.8 million), and the Office … read more...


The Editors
May 14
11:30 a.m.
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Interactive

By The Numbers: A Look at Obama’s Fiscal 2015 Budget Request

See how President Obama's Fiscal 2015 budget adds up. read more...


The Editors
March 18
4:45 p.m.
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House, Senate and President’s Budget Compared

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Last month, we compared the House and Senate budget resolutions against baseline projections. Now that President Barack Obama has released his own budget, we’ve updated our deficit chart to include the effects of his proposals and added an interactive component. read more...


The Editors
April 17, 2013
2:24 p.m.
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President’s Fiscal 2014 Budget: Graphics

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President Barack Obama says his budget would cut the deficit to $744 billion next year, down from over a trillion in fiscal 2012. Driven by the costs of mandatory programs, outlays are expected to rise to $3.8 trillion in 2014 but fall as a share of GDP to 22.2 percent, the lowest level since 2008. And after dipping during the recession, revenue is expected to grow steadily but stay below 20 percent of GDP. read more...


The Editors
April 10, 2013
11:45 a.m.
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President’s Fiscal 2014 Budget Request: Tables

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President Barack Obama released his fiscal 2014 budget this morning. These tables summarize his proposals and the economic assumptions behind them. read more...


The Editors
April 10, 2013
11:30 a.m.
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Budget Requests vs. Reality

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Next week, President Barack Obama will submit his budget request to Congress for the 2014 fiscal year. The president’s request is historically not very good at predicting appropriations, with Congress typically spending more than the president asked for. read more...


The Editors
April 1, 2013
3:35 p.m.
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Comparing House and Senate Budget Proposals

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On Wednesday, Senate Democrats began marking up their first budget resolution since 2009. The Democratic plan, released by Senate Budget Committee Chair Patty Murray of Washington, draws clear distinctions with the Republican proposal put forward last week by the House Budget Committee, led by Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin. read more...


The Editors
March 14, 2013
11:55 a.m.
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Funding the Rest of Fiscal 2013

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The continuing resolution currently funding the federal government is set to expire near the end of this month, and now both chambers have offered up plans for extending budget authority through the end of this fiscal year. read more...


The Editors
March 12, 2013
4:27 p.m.
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Appropriations

Budget

Components of the Fiscal Cliff Deal

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Faced with a New Year’s deadline, Congress and the White House reached an last-minute agreement to avert the impending tax hikes and spending cuts collectively known as the fiscal cliff. The Congressional Budget Office estimates that extending the tax cuts without limiting spending will add $4 trillion to the deficit over the next decade, as outlined above. read more...


The Editors
Jan. 4, 2013
1:58 p.m.
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Employment & Labor

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