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Appropriations Watch: FY 2015

Here is a link to the Appropriations Watch for FY 2020. Final FY2015 funding was settled through the "CROmnibus" bill in December 2014...

Appropriations 101

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Mulvaney Amendment Would Limit OCO Gimmick

Strict limits on discretionary spending have made it difficult for policymakers to fund everything they want.

House Defense Bill Draws Potential Veto

The White House issued a statement Mond

Appropriators Must Stay Within Spending Caps Without Gimmicks

As the Senate Appropriations Committee makes its 302(b) allocations, divvying up funding among the 12 appropriations bills, it will have to deal wi

House Kicks Off FY 2015 Appropriations Process

The first of the FY 2015 appropriations bills hit the House floor today, kicking off a five month tim

How the President's Budget Deals with the Sequester

On Tuesday, the President released his budget, detailing

Unfinished Business for the New Year

The passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act was a positive move away from governing by crisis, and a de