The President signed a continuing resolution in late September that extended funding for agency budgets at fiscal 2012 levels (in most cases) for six months into the current fiscal year. For more information about the funding measure, click here.
The end of the fiscal year is looming and with election year politicking, Congress needs a laser focus in order to approve all 12 annual spending bills for fiscal 2013.
This year’s appropriations process is complicated by the sparring over sequestration, the automatic budgets set to take effect at the beginning of January and also by the budgetary caps on agency spending imposed by the Budget Control Act.
Track the progress of your agency’s 2013 appropriations bill below:
Continuing resolution — President Barack Obama signed a short-term spending measure Sept. 28 funding agencies through the first six months of fiscal 2013
Francis Rose is the host of In Depth, which airs weekdays from 8-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. metro area and online everywhere. Francis has covered all three branches of the federal government as a broadcast journalist since 1998. He joined Federal News Radio in 2006, and launched In Depth in 2008 as a daily show focused on connecting federal executives to the information they need to do their jobs better.