How the Federal Budget Becomes Law

The January 5th issue of the Chicago Tribune included a one-page feature on how the federal budget becomes law. Using information gathered from NPP, among other sources, the graphic illustrated how the federal budget process should work, in comparison to what actually happened in 2013.

For more Federal Budget 101 resources, check out NPP's own detailed explanation of the federal budget process as well as this slide show entitled, "What the heck is happening in D.C.?"

Federal Budget Process