FY 2012 Budget

Increases and Decreases to Discretionary Spending in the President's Budget

In continuing our discussion of the President's FY 2012 budget proposal, we take a closer look at the recommendations to adjust discretionary...

Introduction to the President's Budget – Deficits, Debt, Spending and Revenues

With the much-anticipated release of the FY 2012 President's budget, The Bottom Line will offer detailed analysis of every aspect of the budget...

‘Line’ Items: Valentine’s/Budget Day Edition

Share the Love – Today’s the big day: messages will be sent, some will be showered with love, and others will feel left out. Of course, today is...

What We Know About the President's Budget

Updated February 10th to include National Infrastructure Bank.*  As the budget world waits for the FY 2012 Budget on Monday, some new...

OMB Director in New York Times: "The Easy Cuts Are Behind Us"

OMB Director Jack Lew previewed President Obama’s FY2012 budget in an op-ed published in Sunday’s New York Times. The title of the piece...

‘Line’ Items: Super Bowl Edition

Game On – The Super Bowl in Texas won’t be until Sunday, but Washington had its own big game last week as President Obama gave his State of the Union...

State of the Union Recap

Last night in his State of the Union address, President Obama hailed a new era of bipartisan cooperation, focusing on America's competitiveness to...

What We'd Like to See in the President's Budget

While all eyes (for now) are on the President's State of the Union address tomorrow night, the true test of President Obama's fiscal priorities will...

Goolsbee Hints at Fiscal Focus in President's Budget

On Friday, Austan Goolsbee, the Chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisors, gave some preliminary remarks on the Administration's...

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