There has never been a budget resolution that has been apolitical. Even when passed by Congress, these proposals are nonbinding, without the force of law. Instead, they simply spell out the priorities and agenda of a particular party or individual. This is true whether the Democratic Senate passes President Obama’s budget or the Republican House passes Paul Ryan’s budget resolution.
The past few years have been difficult for a majority of Americans having to make financial sacrifices to live within their means and stick to a budget; it's time Washington shows some responsibility and leadership to produce a budget, spend smarter and change its irresponsible spending ways
On Thursday, March 29, Public Notice joins National Journal to host “Budget Review,” the policy summit that will take a substantive, bipartisan look at the leading budget proposals circulating throughout Washington today.
Before the government’s next fiscal year begins (runs from October 1, 2012 - until September 30, 2013), Congress and the President must fund some of government’s spending. The federal budget process has been muddied and been made confusing, so let’s examine exactly how it works.