The President’s Budget

This course, held each year in mid-February, focuses on the President’s next fiscal year budget proposal released in early February. Our faculty discuss the policy initiatives of the President and how Congress will respond to them.

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Attendees participate in a comprehensive overview and analysis of the President’s most current budget, Congressional response, and appropriations and authorizations process reviews.

Appropriations and Authorizations in a Nutshell

  • The budget resolution
  • The relationship between authorizations and appropriations
  • Types of appropriations measures
  • Authorizing language

Overview of the President’s Budget

  • The Administration’s budget priorities
  • Analysis of the Budget Submission
  • Mandatory spending
  • Revenues
  • Discretionary spending
  • The Deficit
  • Political objectives and implications

Congressional Response

  • Where the budget is heading

When: February 23, 2011

Approved for 0.6 CEUs from George Mason University.
Approved for CEUs from George Mason University

Where: Washington, DC

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Our custom on-site and online training, publications, and audio courses include congressional operations, legislative and budget process, communication and advocacy, media and public relations, testifying before Congress, research skills, legislative drafting, critical thinking and writing, and more.

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