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Obama’s FY 2013 Budget and the Arts

Reading through President Obama’s proposed budget for fiscal 2013, with a few exceptions, it looks to be a decent year for government support for the arts: -The administration plans to achieve $25 million in savings by consolidating the Education Department’s arts education programs under a larger umbrella. -A slight increase in the funding request for [...]
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Spending Caps? What Spending Caps?

Business & Finance / Taxes : TaxVox (17 hours ago)

Up next week: The President’s Budget. President Obama will release his budget  for fiscal year 2016 on Monday. The plan would increase spending above the sequester limits of  the Budget Control Act of 2011. Steep cuts were triggered... Read Post

Obama to propose $35 billion in federal retirement program savings

Politics / US Politics : The Federal Eye (2 years ago)

President Obama is expected to propose $35 billion in federal retirement program savings in the fiscal year 2014 budget plan he will release next week. In a briefing with White House reporters, a senior administration official indic... Read Post

Put the Pentagon on a Real Budget

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (7 hours ago)

It's budget season again, which means it's time for another round of budget gimmicks on the part of the Pentagon. The Obama administration's new Pentagon budget proposal exceeds the budget caps established in current law by $34 bill... Read Post

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