Budget Training

Backdoor Authority / Backdoor Spending (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Backdoor Authority / Backdoor Spending (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Backdoor Authority / Backdoor Spending A colloquial phrase for budget authority provided in laws other than appropriations acts, including contract authority and borrowing authority, as well as entitlement authority and the outlays that result from that budget authority.   Fiscal Law #1 – Overview   […]

Obligation (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Obligation (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Obligation photo credit: smudie A legally binding agreement that will result in outlays, immediately or in the future. A promise to pay. The obligation, the promise to pay, is the initial action in the Federal spending process. Appropriations laws establish whether funds are available to […]

Regular Appropriations / Supplemental Appropriations / Continuing Resolutions (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Regular Appropriations / Supplemental Appropriations / Continuing Resolutions (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Regular Appropriations / Supplemental Appropriations / Continuing Resolutions There are three types of appropriations bills considered by the Congress. Regular appropriations bills provide funding to agencies for the next fiscal year, which runs from October 1 to September 30. Supplemental appropriations bills provide additional funding […]

The Federal Budget Process

The Federal Budget Process

  The Federal Budget Process A description of the federal and congressional budget processes, including timelines Compiled by TheCapitol.Net Budgeting for the federal government is an enormously complex process. It entails dozens of subprocesses, countless rules and procedures, the efforts of tens of thousands of staff persons in the executive and legislative branches, and the […]

Office of Personnel Management / Other People’s Money / OPM (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Office of Personnel Management / Other People’s Money / OPM (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Office of Personnel Management / Other People’s Money / OPM The core mission of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM): “serves the public by providing human resource management leadership and high-quality services that protect and strengthen the merit system of government in partnership with other […]

Advanced Federal Budget Process, 2-day course in DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Advanced Federal Budget Process, 2-day course in DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Advanced Federal Budget ProcessCurrent Budget Politics and the Federal Budget Process 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. Get an advanced understanding […]

Understanding Congressional Budgeting and Appropriations, 1-day course in DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Understanding Congressional Budgeting and Appropriations, 1-day course in DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Understanding Congressional Budgeting and AppropriationsFederal 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 […]

Understanding Congressional Budgeting and Appropriations, 1-day course in DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Understanding Congressional Budgeting and Appropriations, 1-day course in DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Understanding Congressional Budgeting and AppropriationsFederal 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 […]

Advanced Federal Budget Process, 2-day course in DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Advanced Federal Budget Process, 2-day course in DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Advanced Federal Budget ProcessCurrent Budget Politics and the Federal Budget Process Who has the most to gain in the budgeting process? Where are you most effective? Where does your power lie in the budget process? Get an advanced understanding of the budget process. Learn how the federal budget process really works from faculty members with […]

Understanding Congressional Budgeting and Appropriations, 1-day course in DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Understanding Congressional Budgeting and Appropriations, 1-day course in DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Understanding Congressional Budgeting and AppropriationsFederal 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 […]