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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

Longest Shutdown Ever

Lindsay Koshgarian |

Congress has the power to make things right, but it would take a bipartisan stand against the president. 

Shutdown Day 19, and the Real Crisis

Lindsay Koshgarian |

What would it look like if a president proposed spending just $5.7 billion out of the whole $1 trillion budget to solve a few real crises: health insurance, climate change, retirement savings, and student debt?

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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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