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Review updates the February budget request's fiscal estimates for the next ten years.
Without a new budget or other spending bill in place, the government shuts down.
Spending cuts to public universities shifts the burden of providing higher education to family bank accounts, despite documented stagnation in median family income.
Last month we re-launched a major portion of our website, organizing our federal budget research content into eight issue areas. This week, we bring you key highlights on federal education spending.
We have some incredible new stuff to mark this year's Tax Day.
We all have a stake in the national debate about how this money will be raised and spent. Federal Budget 101 is a no-nonsense, accessible guide to the federal budget - process and impact.
Jason Leveille will be attending TransparencyCamp. TransparencyCamp is an "unconference" for opengov, an event where, every year hundreds of people gather to share their knowledge about how to use new technologies and policies to make our government really work for ...