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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 Budget Cuts

Lindsay Koshgarian |

Today the Trump transition team suggested $10.5 trillion in spending cuts over the next ten years.

Top 6 Federal Budget Moments of 2016

Lindsay Koshgarian |

How 2016 changed peace and military spending, climate change, economic inequality and corporate greed.

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Recent Publications

Competing Visions 2016

Jasmine Tucker

National Priorities Project examines how new budget proposals stack up to Americans’ priorities.

The President's 2017 Budget Proposal in Pictures

Jasmine Tucker

The National Priorities Project breaks down President Obama’s $4.2 trillion budget proposal in a series of pictures.

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