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?
Topics covered include The Budget Control Act of 2011 and Sequestration and the President’s Budget submission.
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.
When: December 4, 2012, 8:30 am – 4:10 pm
Where: (maps on course web page) DC Bar Conference Center, 1101 K Street NW, Suite 200 (12th and K Streets NW), Washington, DC (McPherson Square station)
Approved for 0.6 CEUs from George Mason University.
For more information, including agenda and secure online registration, see TheFederalBudget.com
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