Sequestration

First Focus Releases Children's Budget 2013, Including Detailed Analysis of Recent Federal Health and Education Spending Initiatives

First Focus, a bipartisan advocacy organization dedicated to making children and families a priority in federal policy…


Medicaid and Related Federal Administrative Expenses Will Not Be Affected by Automatic Cuts in the Budget Control Act of 2011

In a recent report, "Budget 'Sequestration' and Selected Program Exemptions and Special Rules", the Congressional…


CRS Report: Budget “Sequestration” and Selected Program Exemptions and Special Rules

This report by the Congressional Research Service (CRS) provides an overview of those programs to which apply…


Deficit Committee Will Not Pass Reduction Plan

On November 21, the cochairs of the congressional Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction announced that they will…


Federal Budget Act of 2011 and Medicaid Advocacy News

As part of the Budget Control Act of 2011 signed into law on August 2, 2011, a Joint Select Committee on Deficit…


CRS Report: The Budget Control Act of 2011

A detailed report on the Budget Control Act of 2011 by the Congressional Research Service (CRS), R-41965. Read teh CRS…


Budget Control Act of 2011, S. 365

Signed into law on August 02, 2011, the Budget Control Act reduces federal spending over the next ten years by $917…


Congressional Budget Office Releases Summary of Federal Budget Control Act

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has estimated the impact on the deficit of the Budget Control Act of 2011, as…