Budgeting

Aug 11, 2021
The Senate approved on a party line vote  a $3.5 trillion budget resolution, which included reconciliation instructions which will provide the majority party with the means to pass a comprehensive reconciliation package with just 51 votes in the Senate, rather than the usual 60-vote hurdle.
Aug 9, 2021
The Senate today will begin debate on a concurrent budget resolution giving Congress fast-track procedures to pass a second “human” infrastructure package of up to $3.5 trillion with a simple majority vote in the Senate.
Apr 9, 2021
President Biden today submitted to Congress his discretionary budget request for fiscal year (FY) 2022. The budget request, which is not binding, proposes $1.5 trillion for appropriated spending in FY 2022, including $769 billion for domestic programs, a 16% increase over last year’s level. The…
Apr 9, 2021
President Biden submitted to Congress his discretionary budget request for fiscal year 2022.
Feb 5, 2021
The House and Senate passed a concurrent budget resolution giving Congress the option to use fast-track procedures to pass the president’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package with a simple majority in the Senate.
Feb 4, 2021
The House of Representatives voted 218-212 to pass a budget resolution for fiscal year 2021 that gives Congress the option to use fast-track procedures to pass President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package with a simple majority in the Senate.
Jul 18, 2019
The Trump administration and congressional leaders are close to an agreement on overall spending levels in a two-year deal to raise the budget caps, as well as a two-year debt limit increase.
Mar 11, 2019
President Trump today submitted to Congress his budget request for fiscal year 2020.