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  • Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Bill
    Posted in Appropriations Updates on July 14, 2014 | Preview rr

    The Financial Services and General Government appropriations bill provides $21.3 billion in discretionary budget authority, $556 million, or 3 percent, below the enacted FY14 levels and $2.3 billion, or 10 percent, below the president's request, a 10 percent decrease. The bill includes $11.5 billion for the Department of the Treasury, $7.2 billion for the Federal judiciary, and $863 million for the Small Business Administration. The spending levels in the bill do not exceed the 302(b) allocation... Read more

  • Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill
    Posted in Appropriations Updates on July 9, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations, Energy

    The House Energy and Water Development appropriations bill provides $34.0 billion in discretionary budget authority, $48 million, or 0.14%, below the FY 2014 enacted levels and $327 million (1%) above the president's request. The bill includes $27.2 billion for the Department of Energy, $5.5 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers, and $957 million for the Department of the Interior (primarily for the Bureau of Reclamation with the rest of Interior funded through other bills). The spending level... Read more

  • Department of Defense Appropriations Bill
    Posted in Appropriations Updates on June 18, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations, Defense

    The Department of Defense Appropriations bill provides $490.9 billion in discretionary budget authority for the base operations of the Defense Department and $79.4 billion for the conduct of the global war on terrorism. Additionally there is $514 million in appropriated entitlement spending for the CIA Retirement and Disability fund. The funding in the bill is 0.3% below the FY 2014 level and is slightly higher than the President’s request. The spending level in the bill does not exceed the 302(... Read more

  • Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill
    Posted in Appropriations Updates on June 11, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations, Agriculture / Farm Bill

    The Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, and Related Agencies bill provides $135.8 billion in discretionary and mandatory budget authority (BA) for fiscal year 2015. Discretionary BA totals $20.9 billion and mandatory BA to fund entitlement spending amounts to $114.9 billion – largely for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. The spending levels in the bill do not exceed the 302(b) allocations adopted by the Appropriations Committee, which are in aggregate within the overall spending le... Read more

  • Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill
    Posted in Appropriations Updates on June 9, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations, Transportation

    The Transportation, Housing and Urban Development appropriations bill provides $52 billion in discretionary budget authority for fiscal year 2015, a 2.3% increase over 2014 levels and 13.1% below the President’s request. The legislation includes funding for the Department of Transportation, Department of Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies. The spending levels in the bill do not exceed the 302(b) allocations adopted by the Appropriations Committee, which are in aggregate within t... Read more

  • Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Bill
    Posted in Appropriations Updates on May 28, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations

    The Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations bill provides $51.2 billion in discretionary budget authority for fiscal year 2015. The funding in the bill is 0.8% below FY 2014 levels and 2.1% percent above the President’s FY 2015 request. The spending levels in the bill do not exceed the 302(b) allocations adopted by the Appropriations Committee, which are in aggregate within the overall spending level approved by the House in the Budget Resolution (H. Con. Res. 96) and the Bipartisan Budget... Read more

  • Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill
    Posted in Appropriations Updates on April 30, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations

    The House Legislative Branch appropriations bill provides $3.3 billion in discretionary budget authority. By longstanding convention, the House bill includes only funding for legislative branch agencies (e.g., GAO, CBO, and the Library of Congress), joint congressional activities (e.g., the Joint Committee on Taxation and the Architect of the Capitol), and House accounts. The bill at this point, contains no funding for the Senate, which will be added by that body when it considers this legislati... Read more

  • Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill
    Posted in Appropriations Updates on April 30, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Appropriations

    The House Military Construction and Veterans Affairs appropriation bill provides $71.5 billion in discretionary budget authority which is a 2 percent decrease relative to the FY 2014 enacted level and is slightly below the President’s FY 2015 requested level. The bill includes $6.55 billion for military construction projects, a 33 percent decrease relative to FY 2014 enacted levels, and $64.7 billion in discretionary funding for the Department of Veterans Affairs which is a 2 percent increase ov... Read more