The most recent federal budget publications are on reserve at the Government Documents Service Desk. Budgets for previous years are also available in the Government Documents Department. Consult the library catalog or inquire at the Service Desk on the Third Floor of Willis Library.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) assists the President in overseeing the preparation of the federal budget and supervises its administration in Executive Branch agencies. This Web page Includes all the official budget documents, numerous supporting documents, and additional sources of information such as downloadable spreadsheets and budgets for prior years.
Within ten days after the President submits the budget to Congress, the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors submits this overview of the nation’s economic progress using text and extensive data appendices. Supplementary reports can be issued to Congress later, containing additional and/or revised recommendations.
These glossaries defind economic and budgetary terms as they apply to the federal budget.
This glossary defines various economic and budgetary terms as they are commonly used in reports by the Congressional Budget Office. The document is updated periodically, principally to keep abreast of current laws. In some cases, the entries sacrifice technical precision for the sake of brevity and clarity.
Do you want to learn more about what’s going on in Washington? Would you like to share your thoughts about our government’s spending priorities with Congress? This interactive game from the National Priorities Project will help you do it all.
Learn how federal budget and economic policies affect the ability of Americans to shape the future of their own communities through nonprofits and foundations. Provided by Independent Sector, a nonpartisan network for nonprofits, foundations, and corporate giving programs committed to advancing the common good in America and around the world.
A brief overview of the federal budget process, including the President’s budget request, which kicks off the budget process each year; the congressional budget resolution—how it is developed and what it contains; how the terms of the budget resolution are enforced by the House and Senate; and budget “reconciliation,” a special procedure used in some years to facilitate the passage of spending and tax legislation.
The executive budget process consists of three main phases: development of the President’s budget; interaction with Congress; and execution of the budget. This Congressional Research Service fact sheet provides a brief overview of each of these phases. [PDF file requires Adobe Reader]
This Web site was created under the Recovery Act to show the American public how Recovery funds are being spent by recipients of contracts, grants, and loans, and the distribution of Recovery entitlements and tax benefits. Also allows for the reporting of potential fraud, waste, and abuse.