Budget Matters Blog

The Budget Deal and What it Left Behind

Congress leaves some unfinished budget business as it heads out for the holidays.

The Budget Deal: Do We Have a Budget Yet, and Then What?

The deal's been done, but the U.S. is still a few steps away from having a budget. What's next?

Congress, President Agree on FY2011 Spending Plan

Late Friday night, Democratic and Republican congressional leaders and President Obama reached agreement on a spending bill that will fund the last six months of Fiscal Year 2011, which ends on September 30, 2011. The agreement is actually two bills -- a seven day continuing resolution that will allow time ...