Federal Budget

NARC is active on annual federal budget issues impacting regional planning organizations and their local governments. Please use the information and resources below to help guide a general understanding of and up-to-date activities on the federal budget.

NARC Resources

Advocacy Tip Sheet (January 2017)
Timeline and Steps

Federal Budget 101

White House Budget Fact Sheets
Key Terms
Authorization vs. Appropriation
Where the money comes from
Borrowing and the Federal Debt


Office of Management and Budget (White House Budget Office)


Congressional Budget Office
House Budget Committee
Senate Budget Committee
House Appropriations Committee
Senate Appropriations Committee
Status of Appropriations Legislation FY18
Status of Appropriations Legislation FY17

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