Category Archives: New at Brody

What was cut ? Final Fiscal Year 2011 Reductions.

Posted on

This chart prepared from the GOP Appropriations Committee listed Fiscal Year 2011 program cuts and terminations. Spending reductions are listed alphabetically by agency. 41211ProgramCutsListFinalFY2011CR

Budget Perspectives: Five-Year Freeze

Posted on

The White House fiscal year 2012 budget request incorporates a freeze through fiscal year 2012 for “non-security” discretionary appropriations that would reduce such spending by more than $400 billion over 10 years. Overall federal outlays would decline under this assumption … Continue reading

Defense: Fiscal Year 2012 “topline” Acquisition Programs

This topic is published from the OSD Comptroller. The combined capabilities and performance of U.S. weapons systems are unmatched throughout the world, ensuring that our military forces have the advantage over any adversary. The DoD (FY) 2012 request totals $553.1 … Continue reading

Defense: FY2011 Authorization and Appropriations

Posted on

The President’s FY2011 budget request, released February 1, 2010, included $733.3 billion in new budget authority for national defense. In addition to $548.9 billion for the regular (non-war) operations of the Department of Defense (DOD), the request included $159.3 billion … Continue reading

Defense: FY2010 Authorization and Appropriations

Posted on

For the Department of Defense (DOD) in FY2010, the Administration requested a total of $663.8 billion in discretionary budget authority. This includes $533.8 billion for the so-called “base budget”—all DOD activities other than combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan—and $130.0 … Continue reading

A Guide to the Federal Budget Process

Posted on

On or before the first Monday in February, the President submits to Congress a detailed budget request for the next fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1. click here to read more

The Congressional Appropriations Process: An Introduction

Posted on

Congress annually considers several appropriations measures, which provide funding for numerous activities, for example, national defense, education, and homeland security, as well as general government operations. Congress has developed certain rules and practices for the consideration of appropriations measures, referred … Continue reading