Issue / FY22

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...

DOT, Corps Funding Included in $2T “Minibus” Package Headed for House Vote Next Week

A seven-bill "minibus" package of appropriations legislation for fiscal year 2022, which includes the Transportation-HUD and Energy and...

Earmark Patterns in the House’s INVEST Act

The Federal Highway Administration has completed its highway funding projections under the INVEST in America Act (H.R. 3684), as passed...

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...

House Spending Panel OKs $109B FY22 DOT Budget

Earlier this afternoon, the House Appropriations Committee, by a party-line vote of 33 to 24, approved a draft appropriations bill...

House Panel Approves $8.7 Billion in Corps Water Funding (With $2.1 Billion Taken Off-Budget)

Earlier today, the House Appropriations Committee approved a draft bill appropriating $8.7 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers'...

FY22 House USDOT Appropriations Account-Level Table

This is a 3-page PDF file showing every appropriations account in the draft fiscal 2022 Department of Transportation appropriations...

House Will Let Senate Go First on FY22 Budget Blueprint

House Budget Committee chairman John Yarmuth (D-KY) made it official this week: he is calling off his plans to have his panel mark up a...

House Appropriators Subdivide $1.5 Trillion in FY22 Funding; Transportation-HUD Gets $10.6 Billion Increase

This week, the House Appropriations Committee formally approved its chairman's plan to subdivide $1.5 trillion in new spending...

CBO Issues Official 2021 Baseline

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office yesterday issued its official budget baseline for budget year 2022 and the ten year period...

The Sanders “$6 Trillion Budget” – What Would It Look Like?

Last week, news reports circulated of a "$6 trillion" budget outline being produced by Senate Budget Committee chairman Bernie Sanders...

House Starts FY22 Appropriations Process, Deeming 9.5 Percent Funding Increase

The annual appropriations process for fiscal 2022 will start next week, now that the House Appropriations Committee has been given a...

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