Issue / Budget

T&I Leaders Unveil $57 Billion Budget Reconciliation Spending Plan

The chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Peter DeFazio (D-OR), has released the "chairman's mark"...

Breaking Down the $3.5 Trillion Budget Reconciliation Plan

Now that both chambers of Congress have agreed to the same version of S. Con. Res. 14, the budget resolution for fiscal 2022, the...

What’s In the Senate-Passed Budget Resolution?

After a 13.5-hour "vote-a-rama,"during which 41 consecutive roll call votes were cast (meaning at least 82 calls of the roll by the...

Senate Takes Up Budget Plan to Force Multi-Trillion Spending Bill

The Senate has begun debate, and "vote-a-rama," on S. Con. Res. 14, the Congressional budget resolution for fiscal year 2022. The...

Bipartisan Infrastructure, Budget Plans May (Finally) Take Shape Next Week

This week was supposed to be the week that the big decisions were made and the final details nailed down on the bipartisan...

President Biden’s First Budget: An Overview

When the fiscal 2022 federal budget was (finally) released last Friday, I of course spent the first few days (Memorial Day weekend)...

Even With Jobs Plan, Investment Funding in FY 2022 Would Drop Under Biden Budget

Several things became clear after the White House released President Biden's full budget for fiscal 2022 last Friday. One was the full...

White House to Release First Biden Budget on May 27

The White House announced today that President Biden's first budget request will be transmitted to Congress on Thursday, May 27. The...

Opinion: Republicans make Biden an infrastructure offer he has to refuse

Republicans are actually proposing to cut public transit funding to levels below the existing baseline, according to calculations...

Apples to apples, the Senate GOP infrastructure proposal is smaller than it appears

Jeff Davis breaks down current federal infrastructure proposals from the Biden administration and the GOP.

Here’s how the GOP infrastructure plan stacks up against Biden’s transportation plans

Jeff Davis examined what Biden and Senate Republicans are proposing to spend on roads, transit, rail, airports and safety programs over...

White House Delays FY22 Discretionary Budget Request Until Next Week

The White House has delayed the release of the first part of its fiscal 2022 budget request – an overview of the 30-ish percent of...

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