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Federal Budget Process

In recent years the president has submitted his budget late, the House and Senate have passed only a few – if any – of the 12 appropriations bills, and Congress has relied on continuing resolutions and omnibus spending bills to keep the government going.

Blog Posts

Trump's Massive Budget Cuts Spare the Military

Lindsay Koshgarian |

Out of twelve major federal spending categories, only the military and veteran's benefits would be spared from the Trump cuts. 

Congress Strikes a Deal for 54% Military Spending in Federal Budget

Lindsay Koshgarian |

The resulting federal discretinary budgets invests 54% of the federal discretionary budget in the miltiary and nuclear weapons. 

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Recent Publications

Tax Day 2018

Lindsay Koshgarian

Tax Day is April 17, 2017. Want to know what your taxes pay for, and who pays what?

Tax Day 2017

Lindsay Koshgarian

Want to know what your taxes pay for, and who pays what?

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