Tag Archives: discretionary spending

Learn More About Congress’ Omnibus Spending Bill

From the National Priorities Project (http://nationalpriorities.org/): This week, lawmakers introduced a $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill (http://nationalpriorities.org/blog/2014/01/14/who-won-and-lost-2014-budget/) that will finally complete the budgeting process for the federal government’s fiscal year 2014, which began back on Oct. 1. The bill abides … Continue reading

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Share Stories of Real People Hurt by Domestic Spending Cuts

From NETWORK (http://www.networklobby.org): As NETWORK continues our work to bring about greater economic equity, including protection of persons at the margins who struggle to meet day-to-day needs, we are enlisting your help in providing real stories of people who are … Continue reading

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President Obama’s FY 2012 Budget Request Summary

From the National Priorities Project (http://nationalpriorities.org/):   The White House has released the Obama Administration’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2012 (http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/), which begins on October 1, 2011.   As expected, the estimated $3.7 trillion FY2012 request contains a number … Continue reading

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Fighting Poverty in the 112th Congress

From Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good, Common Good Forum (http://catholicsinalliance.org/thecommongoodforum.php):   By Melissa Boteach and Katie Wright, Half in Ten Program, Center for American Progress February 9, 2011   During the last two years, advocates fighting poverty have … Continue reading

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