Understanding Congressional Budgeting and Appropriations
Federal Budgeting in the Age of Deficits
Who has the most to gain in the budgeting process? Where are you most effective? Where does your power lie in the budget process?
This real-world overview of the congressional budget process explores basic congressional budget process concepts along with key players, their roles and relationships. Learn about discretionary and mandatory spending, the budget resolution and reconciliation process. You will also learn about the relationship of authorization and appropriations legislation. Hear real, modern-day examples that illustrate the process, and gain ample time to discuss concerns and roadblocks encountered with the budget process.
May 10, 2012, 8:30 am – 4:10 pm
Where: Goethe-Institut, 812 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC (Gallery Place / Chinatown Metro stop)
Approved for 0.6 CEUs from George Mason University.
For more information, including agenda and secure online registration, see TheFederalBudget.com
This course and any combination of its topics can be tailored for custom on-site presentation at your location and is available via the GSA Schedule.
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- Congressional Dynamics and the Legislative Process
- Drafting Federal Legislation and Amendments
- Understanding Congressional Budgeting and Appropriations
- Advanced Legislative Procedure
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