Federal Budget

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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.

Click HERE for NARC’s general policy positions on the federal budget.

NARC Resources

Sequestration
PowerPoint on FY14 Budget – Congressional Activity & the President’s Request
NARC President’s Statement on Continuing Resolution Passage
NARC Release on Municipal Bond Issue in FY14 Budget Resolution
Letter for members to personalize and send to Congress on Sequestration & the CR
Click HERE for NARC’s general policy positions on the federal budget.

Federal Budget 101

Timeline and Steps
Brief Overview and Core Elements of the Process
Key Terms
Authorization vs. Appropriation
Where the money comes from
How the money is spent
Borrowing and the Federal Debt

Administration

Office of Management and Budget (White House Budget Office)

2013 State of the Union Address Priorities (likely to be seen in FY14 budget request):

  1. Reduce the deficit and debt
  2. Research and development
  3. Manufacturing
  4. Infrastructure
  5. Climate change
  6. Education

President’s FY14 Budget – released Monday, April 10, 2013

Click HERE for NARC’s general policy positions on the federal budget.

Congress

House Budget Committee

Senate Budget Committee

Comparison between House and Senate FY14 Budget Resolutions


House Appropriations Committee
Senate Appropriations Committee
Status of Appropriations Legislation

Contact Joanna Turner, joanna@narc.org or 202.618.5689, with questions.

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